Read current official CDC news updates, listed below in the Newsfeeds section, descending from the most recent on top. See the notices from both organizations mapped globally immediately below.**
CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR):
Hospitalization and Emergency Department Encounters for COVID-19 ...
Thu, 23 Jun 2022This report describes low rates of hospitalizations and emergency department visits after treatment with Paxlovid for COVID-19.
Dispensing of Oral Antiviral Drugs for Treatment of COVID-19 by Z...
Thu, 23 Jun 2022This report describes the dispensing rate of oral antiviral drug treatments for COVID-19 by zip code from December 2021 to May 2022.
QuickStats: Percentage of Uninsured Adults Aged 18-64 Years, by R...
Thu, 23 Jun 2022This report describes the percentage of uninsured adults by race and Hispanic origin.
CDC Travel Notices:
COVID-19 High - COVID-19 in the Dominican Republic...
Mon, 27 Jun 2022Make sure you are vaccinated and up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines before traveling to the Dominican Republic. If you are not up to date with COVID-19 vaccines, avoid travel to the Dominican Republic.
COVID-19 Moderate - COVID-19 in Colombia...
Mon, 27 Jun 2022Make sure you are vaccinated and up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines before traveling to Colombia.
COVID-19 High - COVID-19 in Kuwait...
Mon, 27 Jun 2022Make sure you are vaccinated and up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines before traveling to Kuwait. If you are not up to date with COVID-19 vaccines, avoid travel to Kuwait.
COVID-19 Unknown - COVID-19 in Djibouti...
Mon, 27 Jun 2022Make sure you are vaccinated and up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines before traveling to Djibouti. If you are not up to date with COVID-19 vaccines, avoid travel to Djibouti.
COVID-19 Moderate - COVID-19 in Russia...
Mon, 27 Jun 2022Make sure you are vaccinated and up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines before traveling to Russia.
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How Effective is Covid-19 Vaccination in Children?...
Wed, 29 Jun 2022Eric 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: How Effective is Covid-19 Vaccination in Children? N Engl J Med 2022;386:e78.
NEJM Interview: Dr. Ankur Pandya on rigorously assessing the cost...
Wed, 29 Jun 2022Dr. Ankur Pandya is an associate professor of health decision science at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. G. Persad and A. Pandya. A Comprehensive Covid-19 Response — The Need for Economic Evaluation. N Engl J Med 2022;386:2449-2451.
NEJM Interview: Dr. Lauren Thaxton on the adverse effects on pati...
Tue, 21 Jun 2022Dr. Lauren Thaxton is an assistant professor at the Dell Medical School Department of Women’s Health at the University of Texas at Austin. Rachel Gotbaum, the interviewer, is a health care journalist. W. Arey and Others. A Preview of the Dangerous Future of Abortion Bans — Texas Senate Bill 8. N Engl J Med. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp2207423.
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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.
Neutralization of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.4/5 and BA.2.12.1 Su...
2022-06-30After two doses of mRNA vaccine, health care workers had less viral neutralizing-antibody activity against the BA.4/5 and BA.2.12.1 omicron subvariants than against the BA.1 and BA.2 subvariants, but titers increased significantly with a booster dose.
The Solution Shop and the Production Line — The Case for a Fra...
2022-06-30By strategically directing necessary production-line work in medical practices away from the professionals with the most clinical expertise, we can preserve physicians’ skills for the nuanced work of problem solving, medical decision making, and relationship building.
Intravenous Fluids in Septic Shock — More or Less?
2022-06-30…soon the sharpened features, and sunken eye, and fallen jaw, pale and cold, bearing the manifest impress of death’s signet, began to glow with returning animation…. During the British cholera epidemic of 1831, William O’Shaughnessy reported that the blood of victims “has lost a large portion of its water…a great...
Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal:
This list contains articles published online ahead of print.
Early SARS-CoV-2 Reinfections within 60 Days and Implications for...
Thu, 23 Jun 2022L. Nevejan et al.
Outcomes after Acute Malnutrition Program Adaptations to COVID-19...
Thu, 23 Jun 2022T. Shragai et al.
Serial Intervals for SARS-CoV-2 Omicron and Delta Variants, Belgi...
Wed, 22 Jun 2022C. Kremer et al.
Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy:
News from the University of Minnesota Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP).
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 29, 2022...
Wed, 29 Jun 2022Global decline in animal antimicrobial useExcessive antibiotic durations at discharge
News Scan for Jun 29, 2022...
Wed, 29 Jun 2022Long COVID in women, middle ageOngoing COVID-19 symptoms in kidsUniversal flu vaccine trial
Study: Quicker antibiotic therapy for sepsis doesn't lead to over...
Wed, 29 Jun 2022Jun 29, 2022
Johns Hopkins Medicine RSS Feed:
Johns Hopkins Medicine science and medical news.
Stay Safe All Summer Long...
Wed, 29 Jun 2022As school ends, summer fun begins. Johns Hopkins Children's Center experts say safety is the key to an enjoyable season for the whole family. Children's Center experts are available to provide some top tips for the months ahead.
Measuring Levels of Proteins in Eye Fluid May Accurately Predict ...
Wed, 29 Jun 2022In a study of eye fluid from 38 patients, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have found that levels of a specific protein appears to help accurately predict whether people with the wet form of age-related macular degeneration may need lifelong, frequent eye injections to preserve vision or if they can be safely weaned off the treatments.
The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research Expands Partnership with ...
Tue, 28 Jun 2022The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research and the Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy (BKI) announced today a new $10 million commitment at The Johns Hopkins University to fund novel work and advance immunotherapy research to provide lifesaving breakthroughs to people with cancer.
American Journal of Infection Control:
RSS feed including 'the latest published articles, both published in an issue and published as Articles in Press.'
The Evaluation of Electrolyzed Water, Sodium Dichloroisocyanurat...
2022-06-28Sporicidal disinfectants are necessary to control Clostridioides difficile and Candida auris. Novel application methods such as electrostatic sprayers may increase disinfection effectiveness. We employed a standardized protocol to assess three sporicidal disinfectants: electrolyzed water (EW), sodium dichloroisocyanurate (NaDCC) and peracetic acid/hydrogen peroxide (PAA/H2O2).
Impact of Certified Infection Preventionists in Acute Care Setti...
2022-06-25: Health care-associated infection (HAI) is a common adverse event affecting patient safety. This review aims to (1) establish evidence for the impact of certified infection prevention and control (CIC) specialists on infection prevention and patient safety in acute care settings and (2) summarize study design and statistical modeling used for impact assessment to inform future studies.
Prevalence and characteristics of multidrug-resistant Escherichi...
2022-06-25Background: Escherichia coli sequence type (ST) ST131, with its emergent resistance-associated H30Rx, H30R1, and C1-M27 clonal subsets, accounts for the greatest share of extraintestinal E. coli infections and most extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing E. coli.Methods: We characterized and compared consecutive E. coli urine isolates from two geographically distinct medical centers in Minneapolis, Minnesota (n=172) and Boston, Massachusetts (n=143) for ESBL phenotype, CTX-M-type ESBL genes, phylogenetic groups, selected ST131 subclones, and 40 extraintestinal virulence genes.