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Ebola in W. Africa infects more medical personnel than previous outbreaks

August 26, 2014

An unprecedented number of health care workers have been infected with Ebola virus while trying to contain the current outbreak in West Africa, according to WHO.

More than 240 medical staff have been infected, including doctors, nurses and other health care professionals operating in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. It is the largest outbreak ever recorded, with 2,615 cases and 1,427 deaths.

Molecular control set for C. difficile released

August 26, 2014
SeraCare Life Sciences has launched a molecular control product that targets hospital-acquired Clostridium difficile, according to a press release.The Accurun 501…
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G-CSF therapy improved survival in patients with alcoholic hepatitis

August 26, 2014
Patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis treated with standard therapy plus granulocyte colony-stimulating factor had a greater survival rate after therapy compared with…
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A Video of the HIV Life Cycle

This activity is sponsored by ViiV Healthcare.

Clinicians who treat HIV-infected patients require an in-depth understanding of the HIV life cycle and how…
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Gene surgery effectively removes HIV-1 from human cells

July 29, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Temple University researchers have successfully eradicated latent HIV-1 virus from cultured human…
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HCV Consults: Volume 1, Number 2

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie and Genentech.

Approved interferon-free therapy has already become entrenched among clinicians for patients with HCV genotypes 2 and…
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