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Recent Anti-Infective Trials Reviewed at ID Week 2017
Presenters combed through the barrage of clinical trials to share those that could be practice-changing for clinicians.
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.
Preparing for Pandemics and Streamlining Vaccine Development
It is only a matter of time before the next infectious disease pandemic hits and healthcare officials need to be prepared.
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.
Tdap Vaccine During Pregnancy Prevents Whooping Cough Infection in 78% of Newborns
New data reveal that when pregnant women receive the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy, it can prevent whooping cough in about 78% of newborns; however, only about 50% of pregnant women receive the vaccine.
Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Eliminated in the Region of the Americas
MNT occurs neonatally when a newborn’s unhealed umbilical stump is infected with Clostridium tetani, the bacterium that causes tetanus.
Los Angeles DPH Declares Local Hepatitis A Outbreak
Officials from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health declare a local hepatitis A outbreak, as HAV outbreaks continue in San Diego and Santa Cruz.
Third MMR Dose May Cull Future Mumps / Measles Outbreaks
As outbreaks of measles and mumps continue to spring up across the country, a third dose of the MMR vaccine may be necessary to cull their spread.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?