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HSS highlights recent progress against antibiotic resistance

HSS highlights recent progress against antibiotic resistance
November 17, 2017

As part of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, HHS has released a progress report summarizing achievements made during the first 2 years of implementing a national strategy to combat antimicrobial resistance.

Developed in response to an executive order from former President Barack Obama in 2015, the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria is a government-wide strategy that aims to prevent, detect and control antibiotic-resistant infections.

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Meningococcal disease declines 70% in US

November 16, 2017
New surveillance data demonstrated a steady decline in the incidence of meningococcal disease over the past 2 decades in the United States. Substantial reductions in…
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Text messages increase flu shot rates

November 13, 2017
Text messages were a low-cost and modestly effective way of increasing seasonal influenza vaccine rates, according to findings recently published in Annals of Family

Disneyland cooling towers linked to Legionnaires’ disease outbreak

November 13, 2017
Disney shut down two cooling towers at its Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, after health officials notified the company about a cluster of Legionnaires’…
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Molecular Diagnostics and Newborns At Risk for Genital Herpes Simplex Virus

Pediatric Annals, May 2015, Volume 44 Issue 5
Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection in the newborn carries a high mortality rate and can result in lifelong neurologic…
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Infectious Diseases: May 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

With improved diagnostic tools and increasingly rapid turnaround on results, we have never lived at a better time to…
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American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

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VIDEO: Vaccine significantly reduces risk for influenza-related death in children

June 5, 2017
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