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November 18, 2019

Q&A: Discovery of new HIV strain a reminder of challenging pandemic

November 16, 2019
Researchers recently discovered a new strain of HIV from patient samples collected in 1983, 1990 and 2001 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or DRC. Infectious
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Site assessment score reduces central venous catheter complications

November 15, 2019
The implementation of a novel central-line insertion site assessment score reduced the prevalence of lines with local inflammation or infections, ensured timely response…
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FDA approves Fetroja for treatment of complicated UTIs

November 15, 2019
Shionogi won FDA approval for Fetroja for the treatment of complicated UTIs, or cUTIs, in adults with limited or no alternative treatment options. Fetroja (cefiderocol)…

Children ‘particularly vulnerable’ to health threats from climate change

November 14, 2019
Rising temperatures, declining crop yields, air pollution and other adverse environmental outcomes of climate change pose a threat to the long-term health of children…
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Implications of Emerging Antiviral Agents for Influenza: Assessing the Evidence

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

The administration of influenza vaccines has remained the most effective way to prevent seasonal influenza. However…
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Rapid triage test distinguishes between active TB and TB-like diseases in adults

November 14, 2019
A new point-of-care rapid triage test for human blood samples can differentiate active cases of tuberculosis from…
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VIDEO: Surface antigen loss in HBV/HIV coinfection similar to HBV alone

November 12, 2019
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