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US Flu Season Hits Its Peak
The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held a recent briefing on flu season as 49 states report widespread flu activity.
Fidaxomicin Vs. Vancomycin: What's More Effective for Treating <i>C. difficile?</i>
A recent study compares the effectiveness of a novel fidaxomicin therapy with vancomycin for the treatment of C. difficile.
NJ Department of Health Warns of Potential Measles Exposure at Newark Airport
The New Jersey Department of Health issued a public health alert, warning of potential measles exposure at Newark Liberty International Airport.
Yelp Helps Identify Food-borne Infectious Disease Outbreaks
Researchers from Columbia University develop a surveillance system that uses Yelp reviews to identify and monitor food-borne illnesses.
Non-ventilator Hospital-acquired Pneumonia: An Emerging Threat
A new study challenges common misconceptions associated with cases of non-ventilator hospital-acquired pneumonia, emphasizing the need for a broader use of preventive measures.
Michigan's Hepatitis A Outbreak Death Toll Reaches 22—Highest In US
Health officials across the United States have their hands full as hepatitis A cases continue to spring up.
Sepsis Survivors Need Better Rehabilitation Care After Hospital Discharge
Rates of re-hospitalization and long-term health effects remain high among sepsis survivors, which is why researchers are outlining ways to help sepsis patients after hospital discharge.
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