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CDC Health Advisory
The purpose of this HAN Advisory is to provide awareness of EV-D68 as a possible cause of acute unexplained respiratory illness, and to provide guidance to state health departments and health care providers.
09-17-14

CDC: Severe Respiratory Illness Associated with Enterovirus D68 - Missouri and Illinois, 2014
In its September 8, 2014 Morbidity/Mortality Weekly Report, the CDC states that health care providers should consider EV-D68 as a possible cause of acute, unexplained severe respiratory illness in children/adolescents; suspected clusters or outbreaks should be reported to local or state health departments. There are no available vaccines or specific treatments for EV-D68, and clinical care is supportive.
09-08-14

TJC Sentinel Event Alert - Preventing infection from the misuse of vials
Thousands of patients have been adversely affected by the misuse of single-dose/single-use and multiple-dose vials. Adverse events caused by this misuse have occurred in both inpatient and outpatient settings, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

CDC Health Advisory
Guidance to US Clinicians Regarding New WHO Polio Vaccination Requirements for Travel by Residents of and Long-term Visitors to Countries with Active Polio Transmission.
06-02-14

CDC Health Advisory: First case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection confirmed in the United States
05-05-14

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is providing a free online course for healthcare workers to better understand the scope and nature of violence against healthcare workers. The course can be found at this link: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/violence/training_nurses.html

 

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