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May 27, 2022

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Asymptomatic COVID-19 spread
More peanut butter Salmonella
Wild poliovirus in Pakistan
Avian flu outbreak funds
More UK unexplained hepatitis
May 20, 2022

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Omicron vs Delta deaths
Waning COVID vaccine immunity
Avian flu in US, Gabon
Polio cases in Africa
May 18, 2022

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Fewer antibiotics for kids' pneumonia
Polio in Mozambique
H5N6 avian flu death in China
Avian flu strikes NJ poultry
Salmonella in European chocolate
May 13, 2022

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More avian flu in US foxes
Qatari MERS cases
Unexplained hepatitis in Europe
Polio in Africa
May 06, 2022

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Low fecal-oral COVID-19 risk
COVID disparities in pregnancy
More avian flu outbreaks
Polio in Pakistan, Nigeria
Apr 29, 2022

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Sensitivity of COVID rapid antigen tests
Peds hepatitis clinical findings
CWD legislation introduced
Dental antibiotics trial
More polio in 3 countries
Apr 22, 2022

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COVID vs flu death rate
Avian flu outbreaks expand
US flu still rising
Wild poliovirus in Pakistan
Apr 15, 2022

News Scan for Apr 15, 2022

COVID, upper airway infection in kids
Avian flu detected in Idaho flocks
US flu continues slow rise
Polio in Nigeria and Israel
Apr 11, 2022

News Scan for Apr 11, 2022

COVID-19 and elder mental health
Risk factors for COVID-related syndrome
H5N6 avian flu case in China
Global flu rebound
Polio in Africa
Apr 01, 2022

News Scan for Apr 01, 2022

COVID-19 antiviral efficacy
CWD now in North Carolina
Resistant E coli in Kenyan children
Polio in 4 countries

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Alfonso VH, Voorman A, Hoff NA, et al. Poliovirus immunity among adults in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a cross-sectional serosurvey. BMC Infect Dis 2022 Jan 5;22(30)

Alleman MM, Jorba J, Henderson E, et al. Update on vaccine-derived poliovirus outbreaks—worldwide, January 2020–June 2021. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2021 (published online Dec 9)

Aziz AB, Verma H, Jeyaseelan V, et al. One full or two fractional doses of inactivated poliovirus vaccine for catch-up vaccination in older infants: a randomized clinical trial in Bangladesh. J Infect Dis 2022 (published online May 16)

Burkholder B, Wadood Z, Kassem A, et al. The immediate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on polio immunization and surveillance activities. Vaccine 2021 (published online Oct 22)

Choudhary M, Solomon R, Awale J, et al. Effectiveness of a community-level social mobilization intervention in achieving the outcomes of polio vaccination campaigns during the post-polio-endemic period: evidence from CORE Group polio project in Uttar Pradesh, India. BMC Public Health 2021 Jul 10;21:1371

Chukwuma M, Baig S, Khan Z, et al. Progress toward poliomyelitis eradication—Pakistan, January 2020–July 2021. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2021 Oct 1;70:1359–64 

Contopoulos-Ioannidis DG, Altamirano J, Maldonado Y. Infectious diseases-related hospitalizations during oral polio vaccine(OPV) and non-OPV immunization periods: an empirical evaluation of all hospital discharges in California(1985-2010). Clin Infect Dis 2022 (published online Feb 9)

Cooper LV, Bandyopadhyay AS, Gumede N, et al. Risk factors for the spread of vaccine-derived type 2 polioviruses after global withdrawal of trivalent oral poliovirus vaccine and the effects of outbreak responses with monovalent vaccine: a retrospective analysis of surveillance data for 51 countries in Africa. Lancet Infect Dis 2021 (published online Oct 11)

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)

Nicholson L, Adkins E, Karyanti MR, et al. What is the true burden of diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and poliovirus in children aged 3–18 in Asia? A systematic literature review. Int J Infect Dis 2022 (published online Jan 22)

O'Connor P, Huseynov S, Nielsen CF, et al. Readiness for use of type 2 novel oral poliovirus vaccine in response to a type 2 circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus outbreak — Tajikistan, 2020–2021. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2022 Mar 4;71(9):361-2

Rachlin A, Patel JC, Burns CC, et al. Progress toward polio eradication—worldwide, January 2020-April 2022. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2022 May 13;71(19):650-5

Wilkinson AL, Diop OM, Jorba J, et al. Surveillance to track progress toward polio eradication — worldwide, 2020–2021. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2022 Apr 15;71:538–44

Zhao H, Ma X, Tang H, et al. Circulation of type 2 vaccine-derived poliovirus in China in 2018-2019. Open Forum Infect Dis 2021 (published online Oct 17)

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