IDC NY

Healio brings you the highlights from Infectious Diseases in Children Symposium. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from IDC NY, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Debating the benefits and risks of vaccination against meningococcal disease

December 1, 2016
Although many pediatricians in the U.S. recommend vaccinating against serogroup B meningococcal disease to the parents of their patients, questions…
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Enhanced diagnostic methods, treatment imperative for TB elimination

November 28, 2016
The CDC reported that tuberculosis is the leading pathogen killer in the world again, with between 1.8 million to 10.4 million people infected…
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RSV vaccine development theory includes three approaches to treatment

November 28, 2016
NEW YORK — Revolutionary developments toward respiratory syncytial virus prevention and vaccination plans, such as inhibiting RNA, targeting…
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Target lesions, symptoms not always indicative of Lyme disease

November 25, 2016
NEW YORK — Symptoms alone are not enough reason to test a patient for Lyme disease, and not every patient with Lyme disease will present with…
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Timely diagnosis crucial to reduce needless testing, hospitalization for infant UTIs

November 23, 2016
NEW YORK — H. Dele Davies, MD, MHCM, from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, highlights the need for improved strategies for the…
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Zika presence in the US raises concern about congenital infections

November 23, 2016
NEW YORK – Pediatricians should be wary of
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Pediatricians play key role in preventing, controlling sexually transmitted infections

November 22, 2016
NEW YORK — Cynthia Holland-Hall MD, MPH, from Nationwide Children’s Hospital, encourages that pediatricians perform routine…
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Early therapy interventions yield quick recovery in congenital infections

November 22, 2016
NEW YORK — New testing algorithms and available suppressive therapies are enhancing treatment options for congenital infections, according to a…
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Additional countermeasures needed in the face of Zika virus spread

November 21, 2016
NEW YORK — Joseph A. Bocchini, Jr., MD, of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, provides an update on the emergence of Zika…
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Implementation policies crucial to get global vaccination ‘back on track’

November 20, 2016
NEW YORK — Despite a reduction in child mortality rates worldwide over the last two decades, critical gaps remain in vaccine program…

Meeting Calendar

IDC New York 2017

November 18, 2017 - November 19, 2017

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