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    IDSA Letter to WHO on Prioritizing Antimicrobial Resistant Pathogens (PDF)

    IDSA reached out to World Health Organization Director Dr. Margaret Chan on the need to prioritize antimicrobial resistant pathogens as it develops its Global R&D Priority Pathogens List.

  • Breaking News and Alerts

    10/20/2016 12:11:19 PM

    CDC Updates Guidance for Pregnant Women and Women and Men of Reproductive Age for Zika Virus Infection

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) previously issued travel, testing, and other guidance related to areas of active Zika virus transmission in Florida. Because local transmission of Zika virus continues to be reported in Miami-Dade County, CDC is strengthening travel recommendations for pregnant women to Miami-Dade County and also reinforcing recommendations for use of protective measures to prevent exposure to Zika. CDC is updating recommendations to emphasize testing for pregnant women with an epidemiologic link to Miami-Dade County. An epidemiologic link means that they lived in, traveled to, or had unprotected sex with someone who lived in or traveled to, the designated area. In addition, CDC has made specific recommendations for areas of identified active transmission.The Florida Department of Health (FL DOH) has identified a new area where local, state, and CDC officials have determined that the intensity of Zika virus transmission presents a significant risk to pregnant women in a designated one-square-mile area located in Miami-Dade County.

    10/13/2016 3:45:51 PM

    CDC Advises Hospitals to Alert Patients at Risk from Contaminated Heater-Cooler Devices Used during Cardiac Surgery

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is advising hospitals to notify patients who underwent open-heart (open-chest) surgery involving a Stöckert 3T heater-cooler that the device was potentially contaminated, possibly putting patients at risk for a life threatening infection.

    9/20/2016 2:12:00 PM

    Zika Virus Infection Related to the Ongoing Investigation of Local Mosquito-borne Zika Virus Transmission in Miami-Dade County, Florida

    CDC Alert

    9/2/2016 10:18:30 AM

    FDA issues final rule on safety and effectiveness of antibacterial soaps

    FDA Alert

    8/29/2016 10:00:19 AM

    FDA Advises Testing for Zika Virus in All Donated Blood in the US

    FDA Alert

    8/19/2016 11:29:51 AM

    August Update: Interim Guidance: Infants with Possible Congenital Zika Virus Infection

    CDC Alert

    10/4/2016 1:58:42 PM

    July 2016 Safety Labeling Changes posting includes 52 products

    FDA Alert

    8/4/2016 3:23:15 PM

    FDA approves first generic version of widely used influenza drug

    FDA Alert

  • News from IDSA and the Journals

    IDSA News: September 2016


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