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New Hampshire reports gonorrhea outbreak after ‘significant’ spike in cases

January 20, 2017

New Hampshire is amid a gonorrhea outbreak after seeing a sharp spike in cases in 2016, state health officials said.

The state, which had the lowest incidence of gonorrhea in the country in 2015, saw 465 new cases last year, according to the Division of Public Health Services. That is a more than 250% increase from an average of approximately 130 cases of gonorrhea reported in the years between 2007 and 2013.

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CRE species, resistance mechanisms more diverse than previously thought

January 20, 2017
Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, exist in a wide variety of species and have many easily-transferred genetic traits that enable antibiotic resistance

CDC investigates Seoul virus outbreak among rat breeders in Illinois, Wisconsin

January 20, 2017
The CDC announced today that it is assisting state health officials in Illinois and Wisconsin to investigate cases of Seoul virus infection among eight people who worked…

Experts call for change in FDA’s MSM blood donation ban

January 20, 2017
The FDA’s policy banning blood donations from men who have sex with men conflicts with the current science of HIV testing and transmission and should be replaced…
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Sovaldi-based regimens lead to high SVR rates in Egypt

January 20, 2017
Patients with hepatitis C virus infection in Egypt achieved rates of sustained virologic response at week 12 with Sovaldi-based regimens that were comparable to those…
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HCV Updates and Case Challenges for the Rapidly Changing Landscape

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

In the past few years, significant progress has been made in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV). Highly…
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CRE species, resistance mechanisms more diverse than previously thought

January 20, 2017
Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, exist in a wide variety of species and have many easily-transferred
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