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Herd immunity drives down invasive pneumococcal disease in adults

August 18, 2019
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Incidence of West Nile virus neuroinvasive disease increased 25% in 2018

August 17, 2019
The incidence of West Nile virus neuroinvasive disease was approximately 25% higher in 2018 than the median annual incidence during the previous decade, according to…
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CDC OKs new two-tier testing algorithm for Lyme disease

August 16, 2019
The CDC issued an updated recommendation for the serologic diagnosis of Lyme disease, endorsing the use of a two-tier testing algorithm that uses a second enzyme…
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PCV13 serotypes cause nearly 25% of invasive pneumococcal disease in kids

August 16, 2019
Serotypes included in the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, or PCV13, continued to cause nearly 25% of invasive pneumococcal disease, or IPD, among children in…
In the Journals

DAAs cost-effective for reducing HCV in people who inject drugs

August 16, 2019
Scaling up access to direct-acting antivirals, or DAAs, is the most cost-effective intervention for reducing hepatitis C virus among people who inject drugs when only…
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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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CDC OKs new two-tier testing algorithm for Lyme disease

August 16, 2019
The CDC issued an updated recommendation for the serologic diagnosis of Lyme disease, endorsing the use of a two-tier…
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VIDEO: Partnering with police to stop a wound botulism outbreak

May 2, 2019
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