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HAdV-7d outbreak underscores need to consider adenoviruses as cause of respiratory illness

HAdV-7d outbreak underscores need to consider adenoviruses as cause of respiratory illness
January 18, 2019

WHO raises concern about infectious disease risk in Syrian settlement

January 17, 2019
WHO expressed “severe concern” today over the conditions in the Rukban settlement in Syria, located near the border of Jordan, where approximately 40,000…

CDC estimates 6-7 million people have gotten flu this season

January 11, 2019
An estimated 6 to 7 million Americans have been sickened with influenza during the current flu season, and more than 83,000 may have been hospitalized, the CDC reported…
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Risk for MI increases after influenza, pneumonia

January 9, 2019
Physicians should be mindful of the increased risk for MI in patients during and after acute infections such as influenza and pneumonia, according to a review published…
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Test Your Knowledge on the Persisting Challenge of RSV Infection: The Wheel of Knowledge Competition!

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Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the leading cause of lower respiratory tract infections in children worldwide. It…
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1 in 5 kids with flu had neurological symptoms during 2016-2017 season

January 3, 2019
Neurologic manifestations of influenza, including seizures and encephalopathy, occurred in nearly 20% of children…
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VIDEO: Mel Spigelman, MD, discusses TB drug pipeline

June 19, 2016
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