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Top 10 most-read Infectious Diseases in Children stories of 2019

January 2, 2020
Pharmacology Consult

Vector-borne illness of stealth: The current state of Lyme disease diagnostics, treatment and research

Infectious Disease News, December 2019
Bailey N. Kernan, PharmD; Kati Shihadeh, PharmD, BCIDP
Lyme disease was first described in the United States in 1975, after two concerned mothers in Old Lyme, Connecticut, reached out to rheumatologists at Yale University…
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New chemical formulation fights resistance in malaria bed nets

December 6, 2019
During a trial in Uganda, long-lasting insecticidal nets, or LLINs, augmented with a chemical called piperonyl butoxide were more effective in reducing the prevalence of…

Global report shows again that progress against malaria has slowed

December 4, 2019
Many low-burden countries are on their way to eliminating malaria, but progress has slowed in recent years and there has been no improvement in the rate of infections in…
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CME Article

Tick-borne Diseases

Pediatric Annals, July 2007, Volume 36 Issue 7
Ticks are blood-sucking arthropods which can act as vectors for numerous infections. The most common tick-borne…
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VIDEO: Anthony S. Fauci, MD, discusses significant advances in HIV/AIDS epidemic

April 10, 2017
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