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Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of November 5, 2017
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Undetectable=Untransmittable: A Message That Needs Pushing
Studies have proven that undetectable levels of HIV mean an individual cannot transmit the virus to someone else. Now the word needs to spread.
The State of PrEP in 2017: Recent Data and Current Challenges
Although a once-daily pill to prevent HIV exists, US populations at highest risk have the lowest rates of usage.
Fault Lines of Human-Animal Interaction May Aid in Predicting Next Infectious Disease Pandemic
In a new study, a pair of Australian virologists argue that we cannot predict virus outbreaks, looking at the “fault lines” of interaction between humans and animals may help us be better prepared.
 
Is Greater BSA Use for Sepsis, Bacteremia Affecting HO-CDIs?
An examination of broad-spectrum antibiotic use in this patient population is essential for developing strategies to mitigate the risk of these infections.
Flu Season, and the Links Between Mental Health and Infectious Diseases: Public Health Watch
Remembering the links between infectious diseases such as influenza and HIV, among others, and mental health can improve patient outcomes.
The Time for Antifungal Stewardship Programs Is Now
The growing threat of resistance and substantial costs for treating these infections accentuates the need for programs focused on appropriate treatment.
4 in 10 Health Care Providers Choose to Go to Work While Sick
A new study gleans troubling findings—four in 10 health care providers choose to go to work despite experiencing symptoms of infectious disease.
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