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The Contagion® Prevention specialty page provides infection prevention-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.


How Important Is Access to PrEP for People at High Risk of Contracting HIV?
W. David Hardy, MD, discusses how important access to PrEP is for people at high risk of contracting HIV.
Recommending the Flu Shot to Patients Vulnerable to Infection
Mindy Smith, BSPharm, RPh, provides tips for recommending the flu shot to patients who are more likely to get the flu.
New Options on the Horizon for <i>C diff</i> Prevention
Dale N Gerding, MD, provides insight about prevention options for C diff that are expected in the future.
Making Progress in the HIV Vaccinology Field
Colleen Kelley, MD, discusses the possibility of an HIV vaccine and current progress being made in HIV prevention.
Flu Shot: Debunking Common Misconceptions
Mindy Smith, BSPharm, RPh, shares common misconceptions about the flu shot and how providers can advocate for the vaccination to their patients.
Are Rapid Diagnostics Replacing Prediction Scores?
Julie Ann Justo, PharmD, MS, BCPS-AQ ID, explains how rapid diagnostics interplay with prediction scores in antimicrobial stewardship programs.
Targeted Research for Influenza Vaccination
Troy Trygstad, PharmD, MBA, PhD, discusses the trends of targeted research in the influenza vaccination space and how protocols could differ based off of variances.
Overcoming Barriers to Implementation of HIV Prevention Methods
Colleen Kelley, MD, the biggest barriers to HIV prevention methods and how to overcome them.
Big advances in treatment can't make up for an inability to stop new infections, which number 5,000 per day worldwide.