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EPI Update

Weekly newsletter from the Center for Acute Disease Epidemiology (CADE) and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH).

EPI Update for Friday, October 25, 2013

Description: Weekly newsletter for the Center for Acute Disease Epidemiology (CADE)

Friday EPI Update October 25, 2013  Adobe Acrobat File

Items for this week’s EPI Update include:

  • Unpasteurized apple cider can be a health risk
  • Overprescribing rates remain high for pharyngitis, bronchitis
  • IDPH doubles nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) offer
  • Severe acute illness in a toddler exposed to multiple pesticides
  • Soap and water or alcohol-based sanitizers?
  • Meeting announcements and training opportunities