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Universal pregnancy screening for HCV could eliminate transmission in Canada

June 18, 2019
In the Journals

Incidence of STIs higher among daily vs. event-driven PrEP users

June 18, 2019
The incidence of STIs is higher among men who have sex with men, or MSM, who take daily pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, for HIV prevention compared with those who use…

1 million child-friendly TB courses ordered since 2016

June 17, 2019
Approximately 1 million treatment courses of new tuberculosis medicines designed for easy administration in children have been ordered by 93 countries since they were…
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with Joseph D. Cooper, MD

Infectious Disease News, June 2019
It was my first week of intern year, in the medical ICU. He presented in extremis and died within 90 minutes. He was reportedly bitten by his dog 3 days prior. I…
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The good, bad and unnecessary prescribing of oral vancomycin prophylaxis in immunosuppressed patients

Infectious Disease News, June 2019
Jennifer Ross, PharmD; Kimberly D. Boeser, PharmD, MPH, BCIDP
Clostridioides difficile infection, or CDI, continues to be a significant pathogen in both hospitals and community-based settings. The associated morbidity, mortality…
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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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‘Common-sense’ precautions reduce risk for variant flu at fairs

Infectious Disease News, June 2019
Influenza seasons are often unpredictable in timing, severity and which virus will predominate. Influenza pandemics…
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Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

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VIDEO: First legionellosis outbreak in New Hampshire in more than 50 years

May 1, 2019
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