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May 29, 2020

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Drug-resistant bloodstream infections
Ebola vaccine recommendation
Polio in 6 countries
May 22, 2020

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C diff in COVID-19 patients
Pharmacist review for Staph bacteremia
Romaine E coli and cattle proximity
Polio in Afghanistan, Pakistan
May 15, 2020

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Polio in 4 nations
High-dose flu vaccine and mortality
May 08, 2020

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Polio cases in 4 countries
Avian flu in Hungarian poultry
May 01, 2020

News Scan for May 01, 2020

Antibiotic development collaboration
Fluoroquinolone decline at VA hospitals
Polio in 3 nations
Monkeypox-smallpox vaccine contract
Apr 24, 2020

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Norovirus on cruise ships
Polio in 4 countries
Apr 17, 2020

News Scan for Apr 17, 2020

More DRC Ebola cases
Antibiotic use in Chinese hospitals
Polio in 2 countries
Apr 10, 2020

News Scan for Apr 10, 2020

New DRC Ebola case
Three Saudi MERS cases
Polio in 4 nations
Apr 03, 2020

News Scan for Apr 03, 2020

US flu activity falls
Polio in 7 countries
No new Ebola cases
Mar 27, 2020

News Scan for Mar 27, 2020

US flulike illness climbs
Ebola in DRC
Polio in 5 nations
Malaria group urges steps against AMR

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Akhtar R, Mahmood N, Alam MM, et al. Genetic epidemiology reveals three chronic reservoir areas with recurrent population mobility challenging poliovirus eradication in Pakistan. Clin Infect Dis 2019 (published online Oct 26)

Arale A, Lutukai M, Mohamed S, et al. Preventing importation of poliovirus in the Horn of Africa: the success of the cross-border health initiative in Kenya and Somalia. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2019 Oct 3;101(4 suppl):100-6

Bravo LC, Carlos JC, Gatchalian SR, et al. Immunogenicity and safety of an adjuvanted inactivated polio vaccine, IPV-A1, compared to standard IPV: a phase 3 observer-blinded, randomised, controlled trial in infants vaccinated at 6, 10, 14 weeks and 9 months of age. Vaccine 2019 (published online Nov 5)

Choudhary M, Perry HB, Solomon R. Effectiveness of a census-based management information system for guiding polio eradication and routine immunization activities: evidence from the CORE group polio project in Uttar Pradesh, India. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2019 Oct 3;101(4 suppl):33-44

Cowley D, Sari RM, Handley A, et al. Immunogenicity of four doses of oral polio virus vaccine when co-administered with the human neonatal rotavirus vaccine (RV3-BB). Vaccine 2019 (published online Oct 10)

Daly C, Molodecky NA, Sreevatsava M, et al. Needle-free injectors for mass administration of fractional dose inactivated poliovirus vaccine in Karachi, Pakistan: a survey of caregiver and vaccinator acceptability. Vaccine 2020 (published online Jan 23)

Duru JI, Usman S, Adeosun O, et al. Contributions of volunteer community mobilizers to polio eradication in Nigeria: the experiences of non-governmental and civil society organizations. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2019 Oct 3;101(4 suppl):74-84

Fadlyana E, Dhamayanti M, Tarigan R, et al. Immunogenicity and safety profile of a primary dose of bivalent oral polio vaccine given simultaneously with DTwP-Hb-Hib and inactivated poliovirus vaccine at the 4th visit in Indonesian infants. Vaccine 2020 (published online Jan 22)

Hsu CH, Kader M, Mahamud A, et al. Progress toward poliomyelitis eradication — Pakistan, January 2018-September 2019. MMWR 2019 Nov 15;68(45):1029-33

Jorba J, Diop OM, Iber J, et al. Update on vaccine-derived poliovirus outbreaks — worldwide, January 2018-June 2019. MMWR 2019 Nov 15;68(45):1024-8

Lickness JS, Gardner T, Diop OM, et al. Surveillance to track progress toward polio eradication—worldwide, 2018-2019. MMWR 2020 May 22;69(20):623-9

Macklin GR, Grassly NC, Sutter RW, et al. Vaccine schedules and the effect on humoral and intestinal immunity against poliovirus: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. Lancet Infect Dis 2019 (published online Jul 23)

Macklin GR, O'Reilly KM, Grassly NC, et al. Evolving epidemiology of poliovirus serotype 2 following withdrawal of the type 2 oral poliovirus vaccine. Science 2020 Mar 19

Mere MO, Goodson JL, Chandio AK, et al. Progress toward measles elimination — Pakistan, 2000-2018. MMWR 2019 Jun 7;68(22):505-10

Moffett DB, Llewellyn A, Singh H, et al. Progress toward poliovirus containment implementation — worldwide, 2018-2019. MMWR 2019 Sep 27;68(38):825-9

Resik S, Mach O, Tejeda A, et al. Immunogenicity of intramuscular fractional dose of inactivated poliovirus vaccine. J Infect Dis 2019 (published online Jun 26)

Shaghaghi M, Shahmahmoodi S, Nili A, et al. Vaccine-derived poliovirus infection among patients with primary immunodeficiency and effect of patient screening on disease outcomes, Iran. Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Sep 26)

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