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Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of May 14, 2017
In case you missed them, here are our top 5 articles for the week of May 14, 2017.
New Test Could Save Valuable Time When Diagnosing MRSA
Researchers from Montefiore Medical Center presented findings on differential diagnosis of MRSA and Staphylococcus aureus at the 2017 Annual Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) meeting in San Francisco, California.
Public Health News Watch Wednesday: Report for May 17, 2017
This week’s Public Health News Watch focuses on what’s potentially behind the recent outbreak of measles in a Somali community in Minnesota.
The Increasing Public Health Burden of Atopic Dermatitis
A recently published review article analyzed the epidemiology of atopic dermatitis and its increasing prevalence, and found that it may be more common in adults than previously thought.
Vaccine-preventable Diseases in The Dental Arena
There are several diseases that pose a high risk in the dental healthcare setting; a review article highlights ones that are preventable by immunization.
Despite Progress Towards Global Eradication of Polio, Measles, & Rubella, Challenges Remain
In a recent webinar, the CDC and the HHS’s National Vaccine Program Office discussed global efforts being made to eradicate polio, measles, and rubella in the United States.
Measles Outbreak in Minnesota Linked to Drop in Vaccination Rates
Health officials in Minnesota have linked the state’s biggest measles outbreak in decades to anti-vaccination efforts centered on one immigrant community.
CDC Reports on Historical Link Between Anthrax Cases and Shaving Brushes
A shift in materials used in developing shaving brushes in the United States and England during WWI may have resulted in an increase in anthrax cases.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?