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Substance use disorder increases mortality risk after endocarditis surgery

Substance use disorder increases mortality risk after endocarditis surgery
October 17, 2019
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FDA advisory committee supports approval of cefiderocol for complicated UTIs

October 17, 2019
An FDA committee voted to recommend the approval of cefiderocol for the treatment complicated UTIs, or cUTIs, in patients with few or no alternative treatment options…
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FDA approves Xofluza for patients at high risk for flu-related complications

October 17, 2019
The FDA has approved Xofluza for the treatment of patients aged 12 years or older who are at high risk for developing influenza-related complications and have been…

WHO: 7 million people diagnosed and treated for TB in 2018

October 17, 2019
Seven million people were diagnosed and treated for tuberculosis in 2018 — a more than 9% increase from 2017 and a step toward meeting one of the milestones in the…
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Vaccine exemption rate rises among US kindergarteners

October 17, 2019
The rate of vaccine exemptions rose slightly among children entering kindergarten in the 2018-2019 school year, with 2.5% having an exemption from at least one vaccine…
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Five Points for the Community Clinician: Diagnosing and Managing Invasive Mold Infections

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Astellas Pharma Global Development, Inc.

Invasive mold infections are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality due to the increasing population of…
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Should all pregnant women in the US be screened for hepatitis C?

Infectious Diseases in Children, October 2019
In August, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued a draft recommendation that encourages clinicians to screen
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VIDEO: WHO expert discusses lessons learned in the global hepatitis response

May 7, 2019
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