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Mar 04, 2022

News Scan for Mar 04, 2022

COVID vaccine efficacy in teens
Vaccines against COVID-19 spread
Avian flu in Missouri poultry
Japanese encephalitis virus in Australia
Polio in Africa
Jan 07, 2022

News Scan for Jan 07, 2022

COVID-19 vaccine and menstrual cycle
US rabies deaths
Highly resistant Klebsiella in India
Aug 12, 2021

News Scan for Aug 12, 2021

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in adolescents
Malaria monoclonal antibody preventive
Jamestown Canyon virus in NH
H5N1 avian flu in Ivory Coast
Jul 19, 2021

News Scan for Jul 19, 2021

Global COVID vaccine acceptance
COVID-19 antibodies after 9 months
Monkey B virus case in man
Apr 14, 2021

News Scan for Apr 14, 2021

Emergency room antibiotic stewardship
Funding for antibiotic development
Rising US STD rates
Chagas disease in the Americas
Feb 11, 2021

News Scan for Feb 11, 2021

Second DRC Ebola case
Rabies treatment in kids
H5N8 avian flu in European poultry
Feb 04, 2021

News Scan for Feb 04, 2021

Fatal chimp disease
Avian flu outbreaks in Europe
Jan 28, 2021

News Scan for Jan 28, 2021

COVID-19 during pregnancy
COVID in hospitalized healthcare workers
Neglected tropical diseases roadmap
Avian flu outbreaks
Dec 15, 2020

News Scan for Dec 15, 2020

First Ohio CWD case in wild deer
Racial disparities in kids' sepsis
Avian flu in 3 nations
Jan 28, 2020

News Scan for Jan 28, 2020

More DRC Ebola cases
Lassa fever in Nigeria
FDA hand sanitizer warning

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Annand EJ, Horsburgh BA, Xu K, et al. Novel Hendra virus variant detected by sentinel surveillance of horses in Australia. Emerg Infect Dis 2022 (published online Feb 15)

Ayfan AK, Macdonald J, Irwin AD, et al. Proof-of-concept, rapid, instrument-free molecular detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and ciprofloxacin susceptibility. J Antimicrob Chemother 2022 (published online Jul 26)

Baker JM, Buchfellner M, Britt W, et al. Acute hepatitis and adenovirus infection among children—Alabama, October 2021–February 2022. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2022 May 6;71(18):638–40

Bunge EM, Hoet B, Chen L, et al. The changing epidemiology of human monkeypox—a potential threat? A systematic review. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2022 (published online Feb 11)

Cates J, Baker JM, Almendares O, et al. Interim analysis of acute hepatitis of unknown etiology in children aged <10 years — United States, October 2021–June 2022. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2022 Jul 1;71(26):852-8

Costello V, Sowash M, Gaur A, et al. Imported monkeypox from international traveler, Maryland, USA, 2021. Emerg Infect Dis 2022 (puublished online Mar 9)

Cunningham CK, Karron RA, Muresan P, et al. Evaluation of recombinant live-attenuated respiratory syncytial virus vaccines RSV/ΔNS2/Δ1313/I1314L and RSV/276 in RSV seronegative children. J Infect Dis 2022 (published online Jun 23)

De Kleine RH, Lexmond WS, Buescher G, et al. Severe acute hepatitis and acute liver failure of unknown origin in children: a questionnaire-based study within 34 paediatric liver centres in 22 European countries and Israel, April 2022. Euro Surveill 2022 May 12;27(19)

Diaz-Diaz A, Bunsow E, Garcia-Maurino C, et al. Nasopharyngeal codetection of H. influenzae and S. pneumoniae and respiratory syncytial virus disease outcomes in children. J Infect Dis 2021 (published online Sep 20)

Fagre AC, Cohen LE, Eskew EA, et al. Assessing the risk of human-to-wildlife pathogen transmission for conservation and public health. Ecol Lett 2022 (published online Mar 22)

Gao H, Lau EHY, Cowling BJ, et al. Waning immunity after receipt of pertussis, diphtheria, tetanus and polio-related vaccines: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Infect Dis 2021 (published online Sep 20)

Goud R, Lufkin B, Duffy J, et al. Risk of Guillain-Barré Syndrome following recombinant zoster vaccine in Medicare beneficiaries. JAMA Intern Med 2021 (published online Nov 1)

Grome HN, Yackley J, Goonewardene D, et al. Translocation of an anteater (Tamandua tetradactyla) infected with rabies from Virginia to Tennessee resulting in multiple human exposures, 2021. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2022 Apr 15;71:533–7

Guth S, Mollentze N, Renault K, et al. Bats host the most virulent—but not the most dangerous—zoonotic viruses. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2022 Mar 29;119(14):e2113628119

Hamilton MA, Liu Y, Calzavara A, et al. Predictors of all-cause mortality among patients hospitalized with influenza, respiratory syncytial virus, or SARS-CoV-2. Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2022 (published online May 24)

Hammitt LL, Dagan R, Yuan Y, et al. Nirsevimab for prevention of RSV in healthy late-preterm and term infants. N Engl J Med 2022 (published online Mar 3)

Hansen CL, Chaves SS, Demont C, et al. Mortality associated with influenza and respiratory syncytial virus in the US, 1999-2018. JAMA Netw Open 2022 Feb 28;5(2):e220527

Hazard JM, Cappa CD. Performance of valved respirators to reduce emission of respiratory particles generated by speaking. Environ Sci Technol Lett 2022 (published online May 4)

Kambhampati AK, Burke RM, Dietz S, et al. Trends in acute hepatitis of unspecified etiology and adenovirus stool testing results in children — United States, 2017–2022. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2022 Jun 17;71(24):797–802

Kanu FA, Yusuf N, Kassogue M, et al. Progress toward achieving and sustaining maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination — worldwide, 2000–2020. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2022 Mar 18;71(11):406-11

Karpen SJ. Acute hepatitis in children in 2022 — human adenovirus 41? N Engl J Med 2022 (published online Jul 13)

Kelgeri C, Couper M, Gupte GL, et al. Clinical spectrum of children with acute hepatitis of unknown cause. N Engl J Med 2022 (published online Jul 13)

Li Y, Wang X, Blau DM, et al. Global, regional, and national disease burden estimates of acute lower respiratory infections due to respiratory syncytial virus in children younger than 5 years in 2019: a systematic analysis. Lancet 2022 (published online May 19)

Luisana E, Saker K, Jaykus LA, et al. Survey evaluation of dog owners’ feeding practices and dog bowls’ hygiene assessment in domestic settings. PLOS One 2022 (published online Apr 6)

McCall J, Rothfeldt L, Giesbrecht K, et al. Public health surveillance and reporting for human toxoplasmosis — six states, 2021. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2022 Jul 15;71(28):889-93

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