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SARS-CoV-2 Viral Culturing at CDC

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 06:00
CDC Grows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in Cell Culture
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

CDC's Diagnostic Multiplex Assay for Flu <em>and</em> COVID-19 and Supplies

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 06:00
CDC's Diagnostic Multiplex Assay for Flu and COVID-19 and Supplies
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Mayaro virus disease - French Guiana, France

Disease outbreak news - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 20:00
On 13 October 2020, the French health authorities officially reported 13 laboratory-confirmed cases of Mayaro fever in French Guiana, France.

In September 2020, the Institut Pasteur de la Guyane (IPG) (member of the French National Reference Laboratory for arboviruses) identified two cases of Mayaro virus infection (MAYV) confirmed by reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) and one probable case found positive for Mayaro antibodies. The case-patients presented dengue-like symptoms and joint pains, and tested negative for dengue by RT-PCR.

Rapid Risk Assessment: Increased transmission of COVID-19 in the EU/EEA and the UK – thirteenth update

ECDC - Risk assessments - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 15:00
In this update, we assess the risk for the general population and vulnerable individuals in relation to the increase in COVID-19 notification rates in the EU/EEA and the UK.
Categories: C.D.C. (Europe)

Guide to Global Digital Tools for COVID-19 Response

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 07:00
CDC has received many questions about digital tools being used globally to response to COVID-19. Tools include those used for contact tracing and surveillance, among other activities. This guide describes how each tool functions and other details. The document is meant to be a dynamic resource that will be routinely updated as additional tools are reported from the field offices and as additional questions about the functional elements arise.
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

National Wastewater Surveillance System (NWSS)

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 07:00
Learn about the National Wastewater Surveillance System, a new public health tool to understand COVID-19 spread in a community.
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Operational Considerations for Adapting a Contact Tracing Program to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 07:00
Operational Considerations for Adapting a Contact Tracing Program to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Interim Guidance for Use of Pooling Procedures in SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic, Screening, and Surveillance Testing

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 07:00
Guidance for laboratories on the appropriate use of pooling strategies for SARS-CoV-2 testing
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Evaluation and Management Considerations for Neonates At Risk for COVID-19

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 07:00
Evaluation and Management Considerations for Neonates At Risk for COVID-19
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Developing a Wastewater Surveillance Sampling Strategy

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 07:00
Use this guidance to implement wastewater-based disease surveillance. Wastewater-based disease surveillance is a rapidly developing science, and CDC will continue to update guidance and information as it becomes available.
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Wastewater Surveillance Data Reporting & Analytics

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 07:00
Wastewater Surveillance Data Reporting & Analytics
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Targeted Wastewater Surveillance at Facilities, Institutions, and Workplaces

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 07:00
Use these recommendations to implement wastewater-based disease surveillance. Wastewater-based disease surveillance is a rapidly developing science, and CDC will update guidance and information as it becomes available.
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Targeted Wastewater Surveillance at Facilities, Institutions, and Workplaces

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 07:00
Targeted Wastewater Surveillance at Facilities, Institutions, and Workplaces
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Case Investigation and Contact Tracing in Non-healthcare Workplaces: Information for Employers

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 07:00
Case Investigation and Contact Tracing in Non-healthcare Workplaces: Information for Employers
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

COVID-19 Case Investigation and Contact Tracing among Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant (RIM) Populations: Important Considerations for Health Departments

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 07:00
The page provides guidance to health departments regarding contact tracing among refugee, immigrant, and migrant (RIM) populations.
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Toolkit for Reducing the Spread of COVID-19 During Elections

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 07:00
Toolkit for Reducing the Spread of COVID-19 During Elections
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

Rapid outbreak assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium and S. Anatum infections linked to Brazil nuts

ECDC - Risk assessments - Wed, 10/21/2020 - 15:00
Since 1 August 2019, a multi-country outbreak, caused by Salmonella Typhimurium ST19 and S. Anatum ST64, has affected three European Union (EU) countries, the United Kingdom and Canada.
Categories: C.D.C. (Europe)

Contact Tracing Workflow in a non-US setting

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Wed, 10/21/2020 - 07:00
Contact Tracing Workflow in a non-US setting
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

COVID-19 Employer Information for Paratransit Operators

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Wed, 10/21/2020 - 07:00
Provides employers of paratransit operators with information on COVID-19 and how to protect their workforce on the job.
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

What Paratransit Operators Need to Know about COVID-19

2019 Novel Coronavirus (CDC) - Wed, 10/21/2020 - 07:00
Provides paratransit operators with information on COVID-19 and how to protect themselves on the job.
Categories: C.D.C. (U.S.)

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