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Aug 26, 2022

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C diff prevalence during COVID
E coli in fast food sandwiches
Ohio H1N2v flu case
More dengue in Florida
Polio in 4 countries
Aug 02, 2022

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Reduced fluoroquinolone prescribing
Lyme disease increase
More local dengue in Florida
Avian flu detections
Jul 20, 2022

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Saudi antibiotic overprescribing
South Florida dengue case
Dec 15, 2021

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Life-saving COVID-19 vaccination
Asymptomatic COVID infections
More H5N6 avian flu cases in China
Pakistan dengue outbreak
Jun 25, 2021

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Estimating the first COVID-19 case
ACIP on dengue, flu vaccines
Backyard poultry Salmonella
New UK monkeypox case
Polio in 4 countries
Jun 10, 2021

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Immunoglobulin for COVID vaccine clots
Heart health, comorbidities, COVID-19
Saudi MERS case
Wolbachia mosquitoes against dengue
Avian flu in 3 countries
Sep 23, 2020

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More local dengue cases in Florida
Avian flu outbreaks in 3 nations
Aug 27, 2020

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Telemedicine antibiotic stewardship
DRC Ebola case rise
Severe dengue after Zika
Mosquito-borne viruses in US
Avian flu in Australia, Russia
Aug 12, 2020

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More Ebola in the DRC
EPA nod for new insect repellent
Aug 11, 2020
Vaccine development

Pandemic total tops 20 million amid Russian vaccine news, New Zealand flare-up

Russia's vaccine hasn't been through phase 3 trials, raising worries that the country is skipping key safety steps.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Chen YY, Lu CT, Tsai MH, et al. Dengue virus RNA detection rates in blood donors correlates with local infection incidences during a dengue outbreak in Taiwan. J Infect Dis 2022 (published online Jan 31)

Chien YW, Chuang HN, Wang YP, et al. Short-term, medium-term, and long-term risks of nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding after dengue virus infection. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2022 (published online Jan 19)

Custer B, Grebe E, Buccheri R, et al. Surveillance for Zika, chikungunya and dengue virus incidence and RNAemia in blood donors at four Brazilian blood centers during 2016–2019. J Infect Dis 2022 (published online Jun 11)

DeMaso CR, Karwal L, Zahralban-Steele M, et al. Specificity and breadth of the neutralizing antibody response to a live attenuated tetravalent dengue vaccine. J Infect Dis 2022 (published online Jun 30)

Gaber M, Ahmad AA, El-Kady AM, et al. Dengue fever as a reemerging disease in upper Egypt: diagnosis, vector surveillance and genetic diversity using RT-LAMP assay. PLOS One 2022 (published online May 2)

Junior JBS, Massad E, Lobao-Neto A, et al. Epidemiology and costs of dengue in Brazil: a systematic literature review. Int J Infect Dis 2022 (published online Jul 3)

Katzelnick LC, Zambrana JV, Elizondo D, et al. Dengue and Zika virus infections in children elicit cross-reactive protective and enhancing antibodies that persist long term. Sci Transl Med 2021 Oct 6;13(614)

Koplewitz G, Lu F, Clemente L, et al. Predicting dengue incidence leveraging internet-based data sources: a case study in 20 cities in Brazil. PlOS Negl Trop Dis 2022 (published online Jan 24)

Mons J, Mahe-Poiron D, Mansuy JM, et al. Effects of acute dengue infection on sperm and virus clearance in body fluids of men. Emerg Infect Dis 2022 Jun;28(6)

Needs SH, Sirivisoot S, Jegouic S, et al. Smartphone multiplex microcapillary diagnostics using Cygnus: development and evaluation of rapid serotype-specific NS1 detection with dengue patient samples. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2022 (published online Apr 7)

Paz-Bailey G, Sanchez-Gonzalez L, Torres-Velasquez B, et al. Predominance of severe plasma leakage in pediatric patients with severe dengue in Puerto Rico. J Infect Dis 2022 (published online May 1)

Pescarini JM, Rodrigues M, Paixao ES, et al. Dengue, Zika, and Chikungunya viral circulation and hospitalization rates in Brazil from 2014 to 2019: an ecological study. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2022 (published online Jul 27)

Rivera L, Biswal S, Saez-Llorens X, et al. Three years efficacy and safety of Takeda’s dengue vaccine candidate (TAK-003). Clin Infect Dis 2021 (published online Oct 4)

Rodrigo C, Sigera C, Fernando D, et al. Plasma leakage in dengue: a systematic review of prospective observational studies. BMC Infect Dis 2021 Oct 20;21(1082)

Thach TQ, Eisa HG, Hmeda AB, et al. Predictive markers for the early prognosis of dengue severity: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2021 (published online Oct 5)

Wei KC, Sy CL, Wang HW, et al. Major acute cardiovascular events after dengue infection–a population-based observational study. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2022 (published online Feb 7)

Yuan K, Chen Y, Zhong M, et al. Risk and predictive factors for severe dengue infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLOS One 2022 (published online Apr 15)

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Texas worked with northern Mexican states to monitor increasing cases of dengue fever and create a response guide.

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