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WHO Sets Disease Priorities for 2018; Tuberculosis Once Again Not Included: Public Health Watch
Infectious disease specialists and public health professionals in search of a to-do list for 2018 need look no further.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Lyme Disease: A Complex Issue
Recognition of chronic Lyme disease and the role of long-term antibiotic treatment for persistent symptoms continue to be controversial among researchers, providers, patients, and advocates.
Is Methotrexate the Best Co-Treatment for Chronic Arthritis Associated With Chikungunya?
A new systematic review of published research suggests that methotrexate could potentially be the best co-treatment option for chronic arthritis associated with the chikungunya virus.
Norovirus Outbreak Hits Winter Olympic Games
Following an outbreak of norovirus in Pyeongchang ahead of the Winter Olympics, health officials are taking steps to stem the outbreak and keep attendees healthy.
 
Bystander Activation of T Cells May Be Cause of Persistent Arthritis in Lyme Disease
A small portion of individuals with Lyme disease continue to have symptoms of arthritis long after treatment. Now, scientists think they have a better understanding of the cause of that lingering reaction.
 
FDA Approves New Formulation of Rabies Immune Globulin for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
Grifols receives approval from the FDA for a new higher potency formulation of HyperRAB rabies immune globulin for rabies post-exposure prophylaxis.
<i>Contagion</i>® Celebrates Its 2nd Year of Delivering Timely Infectious Disease Content
Contagion® celebrates its second year this month amid celebrations of bringing in its highest readership traffic to-date.
Multidrug-Resistant Strain of Malaria Spread Undetected in Cambodia For Years
Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute and collaborators find that a multidrug-resistant strain of malaria spread throughout Cambodia 5 years before clinical resistance was even reported.
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