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FDA Expected to Authorize Heterologous COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters

October 18th 2021

The decision comes after supporting data from a "mix and match" trial last week, and may align with emergency authorizations for the Moderna and Janssen booster doses.

Islatravir: Investigating Long-Term Treatment Options for PrEP

October 18th 2021

Merck recently announced results looking at their islatravir implant studied for HIV prevention for 3 months. The long-term goal is to have the implant last 12 months following administration.

FDA Approves Expanded Indication for Biktarvy for HIV Treatment in Young Children

October 18th 2021

Children living with HIV have a new once-daily treatment option to maintain virologic suppression.

Infertility Care and the COVID-19 Pandemic

October 18th 2021

One of the infrequently discussed health outcomes that can be impacted by a pandemic is fertility. Using a cross-sectional study, a research team reported incremental increases in infertility during this period.

Reducing Peripheral Venous Catheter Infections

October 18th 2021

Lack of data may mean bloodstream infections caused by PVCs are an overlooked cause of morbidity in hospitalized patients.

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