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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.


What You Should Know About Eravacycline
Contagion® interviews Tetraphase’s CEO Guy Macdonald about eravacycline, an investigational drug candidate for the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections.
Treatment Options for Invasive Aspergillosis, Mucormycosis Expanding
The development of mold-active azoles has led to enormous advancements in both prevention and treatment of invasive fungal infections.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—December 31, 2017
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
First Conjugate Vaccine for Typhoid Prequalified by WHO
The estimated global burden of the disease ranges from 11 to 20 million cases and contributes to about 128,000 to 161,000 deaths each year.
Hospital Mattresses: A Vector for Spreading <i>Clostridium difficile</i>
At the 5th annual international C. diff Awareness Conference and Health Expo, Dr. Edmond Hooker discussed an underreported problem in health care facilities everywhere.
Widespread Flu Activity Has Tripled in Two Weeks
With 13 more states reporting widespread flu activity in week 51, flu season continued to ramp up in the final weeks of 2017.
Will 2018 See the End of Polio? Public Health Watch Report
Could 2018 finally be the year polio is eliminated as a global health concern?
Oral Candidate Against ESBL-Producing Enterobacteriaceae Proves Promising in Phase 1 Trial
Achaogen reports “positive top-line results” from phase 1 trial of orally-administered antibacterial candidate C-scape.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?