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Hepatitis A Outbreak in California Leads to State of Emergency
The declaration was made to help direct funds towards controlling the outbreak and providing adult hepatitis A vaccines to those in need.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of October 8, 2017
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
The Challenge of Eliminating Hepatitis C Virus in the United States
The ambitious goal of global elimination of the virus by 2030 will take buy-in from all major stakeholders, including the United States.
Higher Antibiotic Use & <i>C. diff</i> Rates Found After Sepsis Program Implementation
A recent study found that a sepsis care bundle program implemented in The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York coincided with an increase in antibiotic prescriptions and higher rates of Clostridium difficile infections.
ID Week 2017 Closing Plenary Provides Guarded Optimism for Coming Decades
Thoughts leaders believe infectious disease treatment is in the middle of a sea change, moving from antibiotics to antibodies.
San Diego Health Officials Respond to
Dr. Monique Foster, CDC, and Dr. Eric McDonald, San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency, discuss the surprising return of hepatitis A virus as part of the Late Breakers I symposium.
Top 5 <em>Contagion</em>® News Articles for the Month of September 2017
News about the Zika virus dominated our top articles for the month of September 2017. Did you read them all?
Can Drinking Coffee Boost Survival Rates Among HIV/HCV Co-Infected Patients?
The results of a 5-year study show that coffee drinking can cut down the risk of all-cause mortality in patients with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections.
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