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FDA Approves Use of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Immunization for Pregnant Individuals to Prevent RSV in Infants

Background On August 21, 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved ABRYSVO (Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccine), the first vaccine approved for use in pregnant individuals to prevent lower respiratory…

Hantavirus in Nevada

Summary To date in 2023 there have been four (4) cases of hantavirus reported in Nevada. One case was hantavirus infection, Non-Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome in Washoe County; and three (3)…

Updated Operational Guidance for Implementation of CDC’s Hepatitis C Infection Testing Recommendations

Background The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated the operational guidance for implementing the recommendations related to testing for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.1¬†Accurate and complete testing…

Use Limitations for Portable and Mobile X-ray Machines

This technical bulletin pertains to the medical use of portable and mobile radiation-producing machines in Nevada. Radiation-producing machines are regulated under Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) Chapter 459 and Nevada Administrative…

FDA Approves Use of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccines (RSV) for Adults 60 and Older

Background In May 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved two different vaccines (from GSK and Pfizer) for the prevention of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) lower respiratory tract…

New Infectious Disease Inter-Facility Transfer Form, Candida auris Case Report Form, and Educational Tool for Candida auris

Background According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Candida auris (C. auris) is an emerging fungus that presents a serious global health threat. CDC along with the…