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CDC researchers review 192 C auris–associated hospitalizations, including 38 C auris bloodstream infections (20%), and note a crude mortality rate of 34%.
The biggest declines in the belief "Vaccines are important for children" occurred in the DR Congo (20% decline), followed by Uganda (14%) and Nigeria (10.5%).
The FDA antimicrobial drugs advisory committee unanimously recommended nirsevimab for preventing respiratory syncytial virus in infants during their first RSV season.
The outbreak has so far sickened 26 people in Illinois, with a few cases in other states.
Narrow-spectrum antibiotic prescriptions rose from 60% during baseline to 78% during the intervention to 92% during the sustainment phase.
Data show patients who suffered heart attacks during initial COVID-19 lockdowns can expect to live up to 2 years less than those who had prepandemic heart attacks.
The white-tailed deer was found near Optima, in the Oklahoma Panhandle, after a Texas County landowner told officials it had been behaving abnormally.
From November 2020 through October 2021, 59% had depression, 60% had anxiety, and 62% reported stress.
Flu and RSV levels are rising to prepandemic levels, with increasing hospitalizations in children younger than 2 years.
European officials agree that COVID-19 vaccines should be switched for the fall to a single-strain vaccine that contains an XBB lineage strain.
Menstrual cycles may lengthen by up to 1 day following vaccination, but the effect is temporary and vaccination makes little difference in other menstruation factors.
Data reveal a decline in vaccine uptake, a higher newborn death rate, less consumption of solid or semisolid foods, and lower rates of physical growth.
Data collected from 88 Canadian hospitals from January 2017 through December 2021 show that rates of MRSA bloodstream infections rose 35%.
Gonorrhea infections rose 50% in 2022 compared with 2021, and infectious syphilis diagnoses increased 15%.
Some Southern Hemisphere countries such as Australia and Chile are reporting increased influenza activity.
Fourteen suspected and 11 probable US meningitis cases have been reported in an outbreak tied to cosmetic surgery in clinics in Matamoros, Mexico.
The events were tied to 2,022 COVID-19 cases, and 58% of outbreaks occurred on farms classified as greenhouses.
New Jersey's early release of inmates to quell COVID-19 spread didn't result in a spike in substance use disorder–related emergency department visits or hospitalizations.
The 54-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital in May and is listed in serious condition.
During July to September 2022, 96.4% had SARS-CoV-2 antibodies, including 26.1% from vaccination alone, 22.6% from infection alone, and 47.7% from both.