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New York man first known in US to be bitten by Asian longhorned tick

June 15, 2019
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WHO: Ebola outbreak not an international health emergency despite deaths in Uganda

June 14, 2019
Today, an emergency committee convened by WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, MSc, for the third time, determined that the current Ebola virus…
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HCV treatment with Epclusa safe in patients undergoing dialysis for ESRD

June 14, 2019
Although not currently licensed for patients undergoing dialysis for severe renal impairment, researchers found that treatment with Epclusa for hepatitis C was safe and…
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Should the US government leverage patents held by the CDC to push down the price of Truvada?

Infectious Diseases in Children, June 2019
POINT. The federal government should sue Gilead to enforce its patents on PrEP and lower the price of the treatment. I am impressed by the fact that Gilead Sciences did…
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Female external catheters cut CAUTI rate by more than 50%

June 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — A new type of female indwelling catheter technology reduced inpatient catheter-associated UTIs, or CAUTIs, by 51.7%, according to data presented at…
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Emerging Antiviral Agents Influenzing Clinical Practice

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

Better diagnostic modalities, more effective treatments, and practical methods to control the spread of influenza are…
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HCV treatment with Epclusa safe in patients undergoing dialysis for ESRD

June 14, 2019
Although not currently licensed for patients undergoing dialysis for severe renal impairment, researchers found that…
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Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

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VIDEO: Pneumococcal disease outbreak strikes Alabama prison

May 2, 2019
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