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

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Whole-Genome Sequencing Identifies Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Among Refugees
Whole genome sequencing proved useful in identifying patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in an outbreak among African refugees in Europe.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—January 21, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Researchers Genetically Engineer Flu Virus to Create New Vaccine Candidate
As 49 states report widespread flu activity for the second week in a row, researchers at UCLA offer hope in the form of a new flu vaccine candidate.
<I>Contagion</i>® Speaks with National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Medical Director on Influenza
William Schaffner, MD, explains what we can expect for the 2017-2018 flu season and how clinicians can ensure their patients get vaccinated.
Influenza Exposure May Lead to Heightened Risk in Future Pandemics
A new data analysis suggests that individuals born at the time of a flu pandemic are more susceptible to death in future pandemics.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—January 14, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Adenovirus May Be Underestimated Cause of Acute Respiratory Disease
A recent study from the Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute shows that human adenovirus type 4 may be an underestimated cause of acute respiratory disease among adults.
Black Death May Have Spread Via Human Fleas & Lice, Not Rats
New research suggests that the main mode of transmission during Europe’s Second Pandemic of plague may have been human fleas and lice.
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