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FDA Recalls That Should Be on Your Radar
In case you missed them, we’ve compiled a list of the latest recalls posted this week.
Early ART Treatment Key to Halting HIV-Related Brain Damage
Brain damage caused by HIV can begin soon after infection, according to new research, but initiating antiretroviral therapy drugs can halt the damage.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—May 6, 2018
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top 5 articles from this past week.
Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Use in Sub-Saharan Africa, Risk Versus Reward
A new study shows the benefits of widespread antibiotic distribution, but what about concerns about encouraging antibiotic resistance?
Reminding Clinicians to Self-Assess Patients' Antibiotics Helps Reduce Duration of Therapy
A study shows that pharmacist-driven education and encouragement of antibiotic self-stewardship can decrease the duration of therapy for broad-spectrum antibiotics.
Stronger Hand Hygiene & Environmental Cleaning Best Combination for Reducing <i>C. diff</i>
An economic evaluation finds that a bundled approach of stronger hand hygiene and improved environmental cleaning proved to be the best combination for reducing C. diff.
Review Article Provides Guidance on Bacteremia FAQs
A new literature review offers a summary of the latest research into uncomplicated bacteremia.
Universal Influenza Vaccine Candidate to Begin Clinical Trial in United States
A phase 2 trial of an experimental universal flu vaccine is moving forward with sponsorship from The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
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