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Five French patients infected with hepatitis E strain found in rabbits

Five French patients infected with hepatitis E strain found in rabbits
June 22, 2017

In a rare finding, researchers in France discovered five cases of human infection with a hepatitis E virus strain found in rabbits.

The researchers said they could not identify how the patients — who were not all from the same region — were infected with the HEV3-ra strain but suspect it might have been via waterborne transmission because the strain was found in environmental samples.

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Treatment of acute rhinosinusitis difficult because of increasing antimicrobial resistance

June 22, 2017
MS, APRN, FNP,PHILADELPHIA — Antimicrobial resistance to all Streptococcus pneumoniae has been estimated at 30% to 40% for products such as erythromycin…
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ED visits, cost associated with shingles increase

June 22, 2017
Emergency department visits and total cost associated with herpes zoster increased between 2006 and 2013, driven by an increased number of visits by patients aged 20 to…

Senate health care bill takes slower approach to House bill, expert concerns persist

June 22, 2017
The Senate health care bill, released to the public today, maintains much from the version the House passed May 4, 2017, but presents some key changes such as a slower…

No science needed to blame vaccines for illness, EU court rules

June 22, 2017
The European Union Court of Justice has ruled that illnesses can be attributed to vaccines during litigation without scientific proof. The judges decided that factors
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HPV Immunization: Ensuring Your Patients Do Not Slip through the Cracks

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV) continue to be below those of other vaccines recommended for…
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‘Like a kid in a candy store’: EIS officers explain matching process

Infectious Disease News, June 2017
Each year, CDC officials and representatives from state health departments around the country conduct what amount to…
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VIDEO: Vaccine significantly reduces risk for influenza-related death in children

June 5, 2017
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