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Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles from January 2017
Catch up on last month's top infectious disease news coverage from Contagion®.
Genital HSV Vaccine Provides Powerful Protection in Preclinical Trials
Researchers have developed a new trivalent vaccine that has proven to provide powerful protection against genital herpes (HSV) in preclinical trials.
New Genital Herpes Drug Proves More Promising Than Existing Treatment in Clinical Trial
A new genital herpes drug, pritelivir, has demonstrated greater virus suppression than the present standard treatment in a clinical trial.
New Herpes Virus Screening Guidelines Call for Less Routine Testing
Although herpes remains one of the most prevalent sexually transmitted infections in the United States, the US Preventive Services Task Force is calling for less routine testing.
New Technologies Help MSM Prevent STD Transmission
Technology gives men who have sex with men (MSM) new ways to assess their health status, prevent HIV and other STDs (sexually transmitted diseases), and find care.
HSV Infections Are the Latest Genome Editing Targets
A new technological approach to genome editing that can clear latent and productive herpesvirus infections from human cells in vitro could eventually lead to a potent prophylactic.
Emerging Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Symptoms & Diagnosis
In a recent publication, Catherine F. Decker, MD, from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, discussed some infections that have recently emerged as important sexually transmitted diseases.
New Approach to Vaccinating Against Genital Herpes Holds Promise
This new approach could hold promise as a novel method of vaccinating against herpes simplex-2 virus (HSV-2).
The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held a recent briefing on flu season as 49 states report widespread flu activity.