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N95 respirators, medical masks offer similar protection from flu

September 3, 2019

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Top stories in infectious disease: US measles-free status in jeopardy, pharmacists improve HIV PrEP uptake

September 3, 2019
Among the top stories in infectious disease this past week included an announcement that four European countries had lost their measles elimination status — a…
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Same-day antibiotics prescribed for 85% of UTIs in British study

August 23, 2019
Study findings published in EClincialMedicine showed that more than 85% of patients in England who are diagnosed with a lower UTI in primary care receive an antibiotic…

Core stewardship intervention feasible at community hospitals

August 19, 2019
Researchers tested two core Infectious Diseases Society of America-recommended antimicrobial stewardship interventions at four community hospitals in North Carolina and…
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