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BLOOD-BORNE DISEASES VIDEOS - Page 2

Does Cabotegravir Interact with Any Other Medications?
Alex Rinehart, PhD, explains if cabotegravir interacts with any other medications.
When Comorbidities Influence HIV Management
In this segment, Eric S. Daar, MD; Joseph Eron, MD; Ian Frank, MD; Peter L. Salgo, MD; and Paul E. Sax, MD, outline various comorbidities that can influence HIV treatment selection, such as kidney disease, or hepatitis B or C.
What Can the Ebola Outbreak Teach Us About Managing Zika?
Jean-Paul Gonzalez, MD, PhD, Deputy Director, Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Animal Diseases (CEEZAD), Kansas State University, Adjunct Professor, Kansas State University, discusses the parallels between past Ebola outbreaks, and how they can help us manage the current Zika pandemic.
Examining the Prevalence of HCV Infection Awareness in the US
Monique Foster, MD, MPH, EIS officer, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, explains why it’s important for individuals to know that they are infected with hepatitis C, although they may be asymptomatic.
Importance of Outbreak Preparedness in the Healthcare Setting
John D'Angelo, MD, senior vice president, executive director of Emergency Medicine Services at Northwell Health, describes the importance for hospital staff to be prepared for outbreaks.
What Has the CDC Learned from the Ebola Outbreak of 2014-2015?
Stephen Redd, MD (RADM, USPHS), Director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explains what they learned from handling the response to the Ebola outbreak in 2014-2015.
How Has the Ebola Virus Response Impacted CDC's Response to Zika?
Stephen Redd, MD (RADM, USPHS), Director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) explains what the CDC learned from responding to the Ebola outbreak and how this has impacted the response to the Zika virus.
Direct-Acting Antiviral's Impact on Patients' Adherence to HCV Drug Regimen
Charitha Gowda, MD, MPH, infectious diseases physician at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center discusses the impact direct-acting antivirals have had on patients’ adherence to their drug regimen when treating hepatitis C.
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