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The Contagion® Prevention specialty page provides infection prevention-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

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Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—January 21, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Recalls You Should Know About—January 21, 2018
In case you missed them, we've compiled a list of the latest US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalls posted this week.
Big Pharma's Role in Addressing the Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance Assessed During World Economic Forum
More than $2 billion was invested in research and development relevant to the issue of antimicrobial resistance in 2016 alone.
Alex Azar Confirmed as New HHS Secretary: Is He the Right Man for the Job?
Can a prior pharmaceutical company president successfully address ever-climbing medication costs in the United States?
Researchers Genetically Engineer Flu Virus to Create New Vaccine Candidate
As 49 states report widespread flu activity for the second week in a row, researchers at UCLA offer hope in the form of a new flu vaccine candidate.
Canadian Study Suggests Spending on Social Programs Can Improve Overall Health—Public Health Watch
Analysis finds increased social spending was positively associated with population health measures in Canada at the provincial level.
 
Addressing Antibiotic Resistance in Lower-Income Countries
A new article suggests that in order to combat antibiotic resistance in lower- and middle-income countries, particular attention needs to be paid to emerging One Health challenges.
<I>Contagion</i>® Speaks with National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Medical Director on Influenza
William Schaffner, MD, explains what we can expect for the 2017-2018 flu season and how clinicians can ensure their patients get vaccinated.
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