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Ebola outbreak in Congo not a global public health emergency, committee says

Ebola outbreak in Congo not a global public health emergency, committee says
October 17, 2018
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C. difficile survives commercial laundering of hospital bedsheets

October 17, 2018
Commercial washing and drying under United Kingdom health care laundry policy failed to remove all Clostridium difficile, also known as Clostridioides difficile

How to encourage influenza vaccination in primary care

October 17, 2018
Influenza season is underway and proper protection against the disease is imperative to stave off its harmful effects. After a well-publicized down year in terms of the…
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Fidaxomicin shows improved efficacy in treating pediatric C. difficile

October 17, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — Treatment with fidaxomicin led to higher overall cure rates among children who were infected with Clostridoides difficile compared with treatment…

5 stories for International Infection Prevention Week

October 17, 2018
The theme of this year’s International Infection Prevention Week, which runs from Oct. 14 to 20, is “Protecting Patients Everywhere.” According to the…
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HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: Understanding Patient Preferences for HIV Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ViiV Healthcare.

Adherence to HIV treatment presents challenges to both patients and physicians. Richard Elion, MD and Charles Hicks…
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Teen girls did not engage in riskier sex after HPV vaccination

October 16, 2018
Adolescent girls reported sexual behaviors that were the same or safer after the launch of a school-based routine HPV…
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VIDEO: Addressing equal representation at IDWeek

October 7, 2018
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