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Increase in Invasive Serogroup Y Meningococcal Disease

March 29, 2024
The cases reported in 2023 are the highest annual number of cases in the U.S. since 2014
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CDC reports Salmonella outbreak

May 24, 2022
According to the Centers for Disease and Control (CDC), fourteen people from 12 states were infected with a strain of Salmonella from Jif peanut butter.Two people have been hospitalized...
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War against hospital-associated pneumonia

May 23, 2022
According to a release by The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) five medical organizations are recommending best practices for preventing hospital-associated...
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New study shows widespread nurse distress from pandemic

April 28, 2022
A new study from researchers at DePaul University’s School of Nursing documents the emotions of 100 nurses who cared for patients during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic...
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CDC’s new center to focus on data forecasting

April 20, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the launch of the Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics (CFA).CFA seeks to enhance the nation’s ability ...
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Simulating the crisis-care caused by COVID

April 19, 2022
According to a release by University of Washington (UW) Medicine, the COVID-19 pandemic has led healthcare organizations to draft plans for critical patient care in the event ...