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Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—January 14, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
FDA Recalls You Should Know About—Week of January 14, 2018
We've compiled a list of the latest US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalls posted this week that you should know about.
HIV-1 Genetic Diversity Higher in Vaginal Tract Than Blood
University of Western Ontario investigators have found that the genetic diversity of HIV-1 during early infection is greater in the vaginal tract than in the bloodstream.
Adenovirus May Be Underestimated Cause of Acute Respiratory Disease
A recent study from the Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute shows that human adenovirus type 4 may be an underestimated cause of acute respiratory disease among adults.
Black Death May Have Spread Via Human Fleas & Lice, Not Rats
New research suggests that the main mode of transmission during Europe’s Second Pandemic of plague may have been human fleas and lice.
Impact of MRSA on Lymphatic Function Studied by MGH Investigators
Investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have made some interesting findings about methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureu (MRSA) that may hold the key to curbing lymphatic repercussions. 
SHEA Releases Guidance on Duration of Contact Precautions for MDR Infections
SHEA has released expert guidance advising hospitals on when they can safely take patients with multidrug-resistant bacteria off of contact precautions.
New Study Potentially Links <i>Salmonella</i> to Aztec Epidemic
A new study suggests that Salmonella may have played a significant role in an epidemic that killed over 7 million Aztecs during the 16th century.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?