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.
With influenza B making a late-season rise, health officials are warning that B viruses may cause a second wave of flu this season, while the FDA is backing some alternatives to egg-based flu vaccines.
In light of World TB Day, the CDC has released provisional TB surveillance data indicating a decline in cases in the United States, but at a rate that’s too slow to achieve elimination in this century.
The National Center for Health Statistics has released new data on flu vaccination rates in the United States, as 1 new study shows which airline passengers may be at greatest risk of catching the flu inflight.
The new test can differentiate between Lyme disease and 7 other tick-borne diseases.
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