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Exploring Different Methods to Prevent CDI Recurrence
Dale N. Gerding, MD, discusses different methods used to prevent CDI recurrence.
Providers: Be Assertive When Recommending Flu Vaccination to Older Adults
William Schaffner, MD, explains how health care providers can work towards getting patients who are aged 65 and older to receive a flu shot.
Challenges Faced When Creating a Vaccine for HIV
Hanneke Schuitemaker, PhD, explains the challenges faced when creating a vaccine for HIV.
Latest Results of the Population-Based HIV Impact Assessment Project
Jessica Justman, MD, reveals the latest results of the Population-based HIV Impact Assessment Project (2017).
The Current State of Lyme Disease Prevention
Patricia Smith, President of the Lyme disease Association Inc., discusses Lyme disease infection prevention.
Why Was a Specific Meningococcal Disease Vaccine Recommended for the 2016 Rutgers Outbreak?
The CDC offers insight into why a rare exception to the general recommendation of either brand of MenB vaccine had been made for the Rutgers outbreak in 2016.
Populations at Risk for Flu-associated Complications and Recommended Treatments
Rebekah Stewart Schicker, MSN, MPH, APRN, Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Influenza Division, discusses which outpatient populations are at highest risk of influenza-associated complications and the recommended treatments for these individuals.
2016-2017 Flu Season: Is There Anything New About This Year's Vaccine?
Stephen Redd, MD (RADM, USPHS), Director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), discusses the 2016-2017 flu vaccine.
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