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

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Schools Close in Response to Most Severe Flu Season Since 2009
As flu cases continue to rapidly increase this season, school districts around the country have taken to closing schools in order to prevent the spread of the virus.
Whole-Genome Sequencing Identifies Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Among Refugees
Whole genome sequencing proved useful in identifying patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in an outbreak among African refugees in Europe.
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.
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.
<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.
Influenza Exposure May Lead to Heightened Risk in Future Pandemics
A new data analysis suggests that individuals born at the time of a flu pandemic are more susceptible to death in future pandemics.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—January 14, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Adenovirus May Be Underestimated Cause of Acute Respiratory Disease
A recent study from the Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute shows that human adenovirus type 4 may be an underestimated cause of acute respiratory disease among adults.
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