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Long-Term Effects of Ebola Virus Infection Revealed
Despite clearing the virus, researchers find that Ebola survivors can suffer long-term effects of infection.
Study Finds No Significant Correlation Between Psoriasis and Prevalence of HBV and HCV
Researchers from the Department of Dermatology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine have found no correlation between having psoriasis and the prevalence of hepatitis B or C.

NY Doctor's License Suspended Due to Inappropriate Infection Control Practices
The New York State Department of Health warns of potential disease exposure in two facility locations in Westchester County.
Synbiotic Treatment Significantly Reduces Infant Sepsis Deaths in India
A new study suggested that neonatal sepsis, which kills 1 million infants around the world each year, may be prevented with synbiotic treatment.
CDC Quarantines Potentially Defective Equipment
Shedding light on the perils of faulty personal protective equipment.
Hepatic Steatosis Affects More HIV Patients without HCV Coinfection
Researchers elucidate the prevalence of hepatic steatosis in patients infected with HIV, as well as in patients coinfected with HIV and HCV.
Will Criminalizing Opioid Abuse Stop the Problem? Public Health Watch Report
This week we explore whether or not a national state of emergency and criminalizing opioid abuse will really help to stop the problem.
Sofosbuvir-Based Treatment Offers High SVR Rates in Hard-to-Treat HCV Genotype 3 Patients
A new study finds that sofosbuvir-based treatment in a real-life setting offered SVR rates greater than 90% in hard-to-treat HCV genotype 3 patients with advanced liver disease.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?