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Tool for Tracking Viral Outbreaks Receives Open Science Prize
The first international Open Science Prize has been awarded to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Basel researchers for a software tool that is capable of tracking viral disease outbreaks.
Exploring the Road to HIV-HCV Eradication in the DAA Era
Researchers posit that increased direct-acting antiviral (DAA) coverage can work to completely eradicate hepatitis c virus (HCV) in some populations of HIV-positive coinfected patients.
Evaluating the Use of Anticoagulants in Patients with Advanced Liver Disease
Should practitioners administer these drugs to patients with advanced liver disease, despite the risks?
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of February 26, 2017
Did you read this week’s top infectious disease news coverage from Contagion®?
Research Finds HCV Infection Can Affect More than Liver
It is becoming increasingly clear that the hepatitis C virus (HCV) can wreak havoc on a patient’s psychological well-being, even in the absence of a continued viral presence.
The Missing Link in Eliminating Viral Hepatitis B & C
Elimination of viral hepatitis depends on individuals actively participating in their own healthcare and management. They can only do this if they understand why and how to protect their miraculous, life-sustaining liver from harm. Education is the key to prevention.
Members of Doctors Without Borders Discuss the Aftermath of the Ebola Epidemic
Members of Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres discussed the aftermath of the 2014-2015 epidemic in a recent webcast.
Rapid Test for Antibiotic Sensitivity in Blood Infections Approved by FDA
The US Food and Drug Administration just announced that it is allowing the marketing of a new test kit for bloodstream infections.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?