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Few mutations implicated in transmission of drug-resistant HIV

April 21, 2015

A small number of mutations are responsible for most cases of drug-resistant HIV transmission worldwide, according to recent findings.

“This is to our knowledge the first individual-patient-level meta-analysis of [transmitted drug resistance (TDR)] in HIV-1 infected, ART-naive populations,” Soo-Yon Rhee, MS, and colleagues at Stanford University wrote in PLoS Medicine.

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Glycosylated proteins on surface of C. albicans facilitate fungal growth

April 20, 2015
Contrary to previous beliefs, Candida albicans does not appear to require filamentation to escape the immune cells of its host, according to recent findings. Instead…

Australia ends religious exemption benefits for vaccinations

April 20, 2015
Effective January 1, Australia will end immunization exemption for families receiving childcare benefits under the grounds of religious belief, according to a press…
VIDEO: New data on vaccines and vaccination at ACVR 2015 Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: New data on vaccines and vaccination at ACVR 2015

April 20, 2015
BETHESDA, Md. — Bruce G. Gellin, MD, MPH, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health and director of the National Vaccine Program Office at the U.S. Department…
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Men with syphilis at high risk for HIV

April 20, 2015
HIV incidence among men diagnosed with syphilis is high, according to a recent study of New Yorkers. “We found that men in New York City who have been diagnosed…
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HCV VOICE II: Optimizing Virological Outcomes with Integrated HCV Education

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP.

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VIDEO: D.A. Henderson, MD, honored for career in vaccine-preventable diseases

VIDEO: D.A. Henderson, MD, honored for career in vaccine-preventable diseases

April 15, 2015
BETHESDA, Md. — D.A. Henderson, MD, a Johns Hopkins University Distinguished Service Professor and dean emeritus of…
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Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

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