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Recent outbreaks of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) and adenovirus among children have raised questions about ways to prevent transmission when those affected are admitted to a health care facility. This advisory offers information regarding AFM, viruses that are currently implicated, modes of transmission and measures of prevention.
As a follow-up to a health update entitled HAN 00382 and distributed by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on September 11, 2015, the CDC and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are providing this update to rescind the following recommendation.
Two very important updates regarding CRE and Shigella sonnei outbreak investigations.