Nina Cosdon is the associate editor for Contagion. Before joining MJH Life Sciences, she graduated magna cum laude from Denison University in 2021 with a degree in Communication. You can find her reading, hiking, or antiquing, or by emailing her at email@example.com.
VRBPAC Unanimously Supports EUA for Janssen COVID-19 Booster ShotOctober 15th 2021
The VRBPAC committee unanimously voted in favor of the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine for use under EUA as a booster dose in individuals 18 years and older at least 2 months after a single dose primary vaccination.
Acute Respiratory Illness across Race and Ethnicity in Disparate Healthcare SettingsOctober 4th 2021
A study found similar rates of acute respiratory illness-related visits across race/ethnicity when all healthcare settings were combined, but ARI visits differed for race/ethnicity groups across ambulatory, emergency, and hospital settings.
STIs and Usage of PrEP During the COVID-19 PandemicSeptember 30th 2021
Rates of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and engagement in HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis during the COVID-19 pandemic were previously unknown, but one IDWeek study examined these data trends over the past few years.