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Five US States Have Been Hit by Serious Hepatitis A Outbreaks
Hepatitis A outbreaks have been ravaging 5 US states, leaving health officials scrambling.
Vaccine Effective Against 91% of Bacteria Causing Common Invasive Meningococcal Disease in US
Researchers have found that the 4-component vaccine MenB-4C (Bexsero) is effective against up to 91% of strains of the bacteria Neisseria meningitidis, which causes meningococcal disease.
Can Taking a "Design Thinking Approach" Help Provide Solutions to Infectious Disease Issues?
A group of students from Johns Hopkins win first place at the fifth annual Pfizer Case Competition by providing solution to a problem regarding pneumonia vaccine compliance.
Flu Shot in Children Can Reduce Risk of Infection-Related Hospitalization
With news of a Las Vegas-area child’s flu-related death, a new study finds that kids who receive the flu shot have a much lower risk of being hospitalized for the illness.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of November 12, 2017
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Antiviral Drug Identified as Effective Ebola Fighter
A research team has found that an antiviral drug available in Russia and a few other countries shows promising results when it comes to fighting Ebola virus disease.
Are We Ready for the Next Flu Pandemic?
At a recent event called "The Next Pandemic," researchers agreed that the world is not ready for the next big flu pandemic and discussed what it will take to strengthen preparedness.
Hepatitis A Outbreak Triggers Efforts to Clean Up Homeless Encampments Along San Diego River
As the hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego continues, officials focus their efforts on homeless encamped along the San Diego River. Is the situation improving or getting worse?
Influenza A (H3N2) has caused most of the illnesses in this severe flu season, but influenza B is becoming increasingly responsible for more infections as the flu season continues to hit the United States.