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Fake patients test NYC emergency preparedness for measles, MERS

September 18, 2017

Officials tested the preparedness of EDs in New York City to handle potential infectious disease threats by using patients who faked having contagious diseases.

Dozens of EDs were subjected to simulated drills in which a “mystery patient” presented with signs or symptoms and travel histories consistent with measles or Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) infection.

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Travel medicine and ID: Partners in an era of frequent global movement

Infectious Disease News, September 2017
Lin H. Chen, MD, FACP, FASTMH, FISTM; Mary Elizabeth Wilson, MD, FIDSA, FACP, FASTMH, FISTM
Travel history has a profound and essential role for the infectious disease clinician and for promoting public health priorities. The patient’s lifetime of…

Q&A: Treating older adults with HIV

September 18, 2017
One of the most vulnerable populations that is often overlooked when it comes to treating and preventing HIV is older adults. Prior research has demonstrated that…
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New, low-cost test detects E. coli in water

September 16, 2017
Researchers have developed a simple and inexpensive test that can be used to detect Escherichia coli in drinking water. Although it can take up to 3 days to receive…
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HIV/AIDS 1 Hour Update For Florida Health Professionals

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This is a 1 hour activity designed for home study by healthcare clinicians. Specifically, it meets the 1 hour HIV/AIDS…
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Editorial

Travel medicine and ID: Partners in an era of frequent global movement

Infectious Disease News, September 2017
Lin H. Chen, MD, FACP, FASTMH, FISTM; Mary Elizabeth Wilson, MD, FIDSA, FACP, FASTMH, FISTM
Travel history has a profound and essential role for the infectious disease clinician and for promoting public health…
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