The Contagion® Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) specialty page provides STD-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.
A varicella outbreak that had occurred last year in Michigan is thought to be associated with riding on a school bus, which makes small, enclosed spaces, such as a school bus, a risk factor for both transmitting and acquiring airborne diseases.
David Rosenthal, DO, PhD, medical director for the Center for Young Adult, Adolescent and Pediatric HIV Care at Northwall Health, explains why condom use is still recommended for HIV patients on antiretroviral therapy.
David Rosenthal, DO, PhD, medical director at the Center for Young Adult, Adolescent and Pediatric HIV Care at Northwell Health, reflects on a JAMA study, which states that use of antiretroviral therapy reduced the risk of HIV transmission during condomless sex.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?
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