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CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR):
QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Drug Overdose Death Rates, by State - Na...
Thu, 16 Mar 2023This report describes age-adjusted drug overdose death rates by state.
Correction and Republication: Early Estimates of Bivalent mRNA Va...
Thu, 16 Mar 2023This report is a correction and republication to an MMWR released December 16, 2022, on early estimates of bivalent mRNA vaccine effectiveness in preventing COVID-19-associated emergency department or urgent care visits among immunocompetent adults.
Notes From the Field: First Evidence of Locally Acquired Dengue V...
Thu, 16 Mar 2023This report describes the identification of dengue virus in Maricopa County, Arizona.
CDC Travel Notices:
Alert - Global Polio...
Wed, 22 Mar 2023Some international destinations have circulating poliovirus. Before any international travel, make sure you are up to date on your polio vaccines.
Watch - Marburg in Tanzania ...
Tue, 21 Mar 2023On March 21, 2023, Tanzania declared an outbreak of Marburg virus disease. Confirmed cases have been reported in the Kagera Region.
Watch - Measles in Africa...
Thu, 02 Mar 2023Some countries in Africa are reporting increased numbers of cases (outbreaks) of measles. All travelers to Africa, including infants and pre-school aged children, should be fully vaccinated against measles, according to CDC immunization schedules.
Watch - Dengue in the Americas...
Wed, 01 Mar 2023Dengue is a risk in many parts of Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Some countries are reporting increased numbers of cases of the disease. Travelers to the Americas can protect themselves by preventing mosquito bites.
Watch - Lassa Fever in Nigeria...
Wed, 01 Mar 2023There is an outbreak of Lassa fever in several states in Nigeria.
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NEJM Interview: Prof. Jaime King on the functions of antitrust la...
Wed, 22 Mar 2023Prof. Jaime King is chair in health law and a professor of law at the University of Auckland. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. J.S. King. On Consolidation and Competition — The Trials and Triumphs of Health Care Antitrust Law. N Engl J Med 2023;388:1057-1060.
The Future of Covid-19 Research...
Wed, 15 Mar 2023Eric Rubin is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Lindsey Baden is a Deputy Editor of the Journal. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. E.J. Rubin, L.R. Baden, and S. Morrissey. Audio Interview: The Future of Covid-19 Research. N Engl J Med 2023;388:e39.
NEJM Interview: Dr. Ashley Leech on the potential implications of...
Wed, 15 Mar 2023Dr. Ashley Leech is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. K. Baig and Others. Medicare Part D Coverage of Antiobesity Medications — Challenges and Uncertainty Ahead. N Engl J Med 2023;388:961-963.
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Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal
This list includes items from the latest issue of the Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal.
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Listen: New England Journal of Medicine
The New England Journal of Medicine is a weekly general medicine journal, and this audio news feed presents interviews with specialists.
Case 9-2023: A 20-Year-Old Man with Shortness of Breath and Prot...
2023-03-23A 20-year-old man was admitted with hemoptysis and hypoxemia. CT of the chest revealed pulmonary emboli; urinalysis showed proteinuria and hematuria. Diagnostic tests were performed.
Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
2023-03-23A 12-year-old boy with obesity presented with a 2-week history of limping and dull pain in the right hip that had begun after a fall. The range of motion of the hip was limited by pain. Radiography was performed.
On Consolidation and Competition — The Trials and Triumphs of ...
2023-03-23Consolidation in health care has occurred by means of horizontal, vertical, and cross-market transactions as well as private-equity investment. In recent years, such moves have gone largely unchecked.
Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal:
This list contains articles published online ahead of print.
Specter of Epidemic Typhus...
Tue, 21 Mar 2023B. Breedlove
Ocular Trematodiasis in Children, Sri Lanka...
Sat, 18 Mar 2023C. H. Mallawarachchi et al.
Chikungunya Outbreak in Country with Multiple Vectorborne Disease...
Sat, 18 Mar 2023E. Javelle et al.
Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy:
News from the University of Minnesota Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP).
Outbreak of highly resistant Pseudomonas linked to eye drops grow...
Outbreak of highl
The outbreak is linked to an extensively drug-resistant strain and has resulted in some deaths and reports of vision loss.
Chronic wasting disease found in three Texas deer-breeding facili...
Chronic wasting d
The detections span locations in three counties, with cases in two identified through postmortem testing.
Somatropin growth hormone in shortage, but some dosages still ava...
Three of five US makers report shortages, which result from increased demand and manufacturing delays.
Johns Hopkins Medicine RSS Feed:
Johns Hopkins Medicine science and medical news.
How to Keep Allergies from Taking the Zing Out of Your Child's Sp...
Tue, 21 Mar 2023Spring has arrived. The new season is bringing budding trees and blossoming flowers, along with runny and stuffy noses, sneezes and itchy, watery eyes.
New Evidence: Immune System Cells in the Gut Linked to Stress-Ind...
Mon, 20 Mar 2023In experiments with mice and humans, a team led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers says it has identified a particular intestinal immune cell that impacts the gut microbiome, which in turn may affect brain functions linked to stress-induced disorders such as depression.
Antidepressant Medication May Be Key to Help People Stop Use of C...
Wed, 15 Mar 2023For some people receiving methadone for treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD), the co-use of opioids and stimulants such as cocaine is an issue. Now, a new study led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers found that bupropion, an antidepressant medication also used for smoking cessation, may help people stop using cocaine while in treatment for OUD.
American Journal of Infection Control:
RSS feed including 'the latest published articles, both published in an issue and published as Articles in Press.'
Evaluation of Fluid Leakage at The Coverall and Glove Interface ...
2023-03-15It is essential for healthcare personnel (HCP) to follow the basic principles of protection to ensure that infectious material does not reach unprotected skin or mucous membranes while patient care is being provided. Personal protective equipment (PPE) play a vital role in preventing contamination of clothing with blood and body fluids that may be contaminated with pathogens such as the Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C viruses, Ebola virus1-5, and coronaviruses6. Various types of PPE are used to protect HCP, including gloves, gowns, coveralls, masks, respirators, goggles, and face shields.
Coverage and methods of surveillance of healthcare-associated in...
2023-03-15Surveillance of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) is a cornerstone for effective infection prevention and control (IPC) programs. The objective was to evaluate the coverage and methods of HAI surveillance in Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) countries.
Using a human factors framework to assess clinician perceptions ...
2023-03-15In 2020, 4.7 million children under the age of 18 were hospitalized in the US, accounting for 1 in 7 of all inpatient stays.1 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 31 admitted patients contracts a health care-associated infection (HAI), yielding an excess annual cost of $28.4 billion dollars.2 Hand hygiene (HH) is a vital component in preventing HAIs, yet reliability remains low in hospitals today.3-10 Moreover, despite hospital-wide programs aiming to improve HH, reliability among physicians remains poor.