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An Infection Preventionist's Take on the 2017 Biological Weapons Convention
Saskia Popescu, MPH, MA, CIC, breaks down why an unlikely presence at the BWC highlights the growing importance of civil society involvement in global health safety and security.
FDA Gives Marketing Approval to Shock Wave Therapy Device for Diabetic Foot Ulcers
The device, from Sanuwave Health, was previously approved outside of the United States for advanced wound care indications.
Comorbidities Among HIV Patients with Commercial Insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid
Due to living longer and other factors, comorbidities are common in HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) no matter what type of insurance they have—although some conditions are more prevalent with certain payers.
Outbreaks of STEC O157:H7 Infections Spring Up in the US & Canada
Researchers are investigating outbreaks of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli in the United States and Canada, which may be linked to contaminated romaine lettuce.
<i>Contagion</i>®'s Top 10 Infectious Disease Articles of 2017
Check out the top 10 infectious disease articles of 2017.
The 10 Biggest Infectious Disease Outbreaks of 2017
We’ve rounded up the 10 biggest infectious disease outbreaks of 2017.
Cancer Mutations Triggered When Immune System Fights HIV?
According to a new study, when combatting viruses such as HIV, several enzymes in the immune system may malfunction and cause cancer-related mutations.
Nurses Can Play a Bigger Role in Antibiotic Stewardship Programs
A recent webinar hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and nursing organizations highlighted the important role of nurses in implementing hospital antibiotic stewardship programs.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?