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FDA Expert Advisory Panel Backs New Shingles Vaccine
A FDA expert advisory panel voted unanimously to back a new shingles vaccine developed by GlaxoSmithKline: Shingrix.
NY Doctor's License Suspended Due to Inappropriate Infection Control Practices
The New York State Department of Health warns of potential disease exposure in two facility locations in Westchester County.
NIH-Funded Study Suggests PrEP Safe & Effective for Young Male Adolescents
A NIH network study finds that pre-exposure prophylaxis, approved for daily use in adults, can also reduce chances of HIV infection in young male adolescents.
Cholesterol-lowering Drug May Also Fight Infectious Disease
In a new study on factors that make individuals susceptible to infectious diseases, researchers have found that cholesterol-lowering drugs may reduce susceptibility to certain diseases.
The Role of Fungal Infections in HIV
Although the number of fungal infections has fallen in the United States and other developed nations due to the ease of obtaining HIV testing and access to ART, the risk still exists.
Tick Saliva Molecule Blocks Mechanism Behind Increased Cardiovascular Risks Associated with HIV
NIH study sheds light on the mechanism behind increased cardiovascular risks for those living with HIV.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of August 27, 2017
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out this snapshot of our top 5 articles of the week.
People with HIV Face Risk of Cancer Death
Living longer with HIV means that dying from cancer becomes more of a possibility.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?