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Top stories in infectious disease: FDA approves use of Adacel for repeat vaccination, dolutegravir monotherapy not “valid” treatment option

January 22, 2019
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Not all 3GCs are created equal: Oral antibiotic selection in pediatric pneumococcal infections

Infectious Disease News, January 2019
Leah Molloy, PharmD
Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), otitis media (OM) and acute bacterial rhinosinusitis (ABRS) are common childhood illnesses. Although OM is more typically a childhood…

Ebola outbreak in DRC ‘not even close’ to being controlled

Infectious Disease News, January 2019
Vaccination has helped control the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, or DRC, but ongoing violence and political instability in the region are…

#BeASteward: IDSA develops antimicrobial stewardship curriculum for ID fellows

Infectious Disease News, January 2019
Rachel Shnekendorf, MPH; Sonali Advani, MBBS MPH; Vera Luther, MD
Antibiotic overuse contributes to the growing problem of antibiotic resistance and the development of multidrug-resistant organisms, or MDROs. It is predicted that by…
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