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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.


Early Warning Signs of Infectious Disease Outbreaks Appear on Social Media First
Predicting the next infectious disease outbreak may be possible by analyzing trends on Twitter and Google.
New Dental Filling Material Fights Bacteria
Researchers have developed a new material for use in dental procedures that uses an antimicrobial agent to fight off bacteria and prevent plaque buildup.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of December 3rd
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
New Studies Expand Understanding of the Human Immune System
A pair of studies recently conducted as part of the Human Vaccines Project are giving new insight into the human immune system and how researchers can develop better vaccines.
The Top 10 Things Infection Preventionists Want for the Holidays
Here are a few things your friendly infection control team would appreciate for the holidays.
Valley Fever Rapid Diagnostic Test Approved by FDA
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a rapid diagnostic test for Valley Fever.
NIH & WHO Experts Warn of Severe Flu Season in the United States
Following a severe flu season in the Southern Hemisphere and mounting research that egg-based flu vaccines don’t offer enough protection, experts are warning that the Northern Hemisphere may be in for a tough flu season.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?