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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.

RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS NEWS - Page 5

<i>Contagion</i>® Launches Peer Exchange on Battling Against Resistant Pseudomonas Infections
Specialists discuss causes and frontline prevention strategies in the infectious disease space.
Significant Enrollment Milestone Met in Phase 3 Trial of Novavax's RSV Vaccine
Novavax announces that enrollment in phase 3 Prepare trial has reached approximately 4,600 participants, of whom, at least 3,000 have received the RSV F vaccine.
Smartphone App Offers Alternative Treatment Monitoring for Tuberculosis Patients
Tuberculosis treatment is long and rigorous, but a new study by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine suggests that a smartphone application may help patients adhere to their daily medication regimens.
Controlling <i>Legionella</i>—Room for Improvement in Clinical Practices & Water Management
A recent survey explores prevention practices for Legionnaires’ disease and water management programs in health care facilities.
Treatment Options to Address the Threat of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae
New agents are in development, but none represent a magic bullet for the problems that CRE infections present.
Meta-Analysis On the Utility of Nasal Swabs to Rule Out MRSA Pneumonia
Many patients with pneumonia are empirically treated with anti-MRSA therapy, leaving antimicrobial stewardship programs faced with the challenge of identifying patients who truly warrant continuation of this therapy.
Novavax Presents Data on Trials for Improved Flu Vaccine and Candidate for First RSV Vaccine
Representatives from Novavax, Inc., an American-based biotechnology company, presented data at the recent World Vaccine Congress in Washington, DC, on their vaccines under development for the flu and RSV.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—April 1, 2018
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top five infectious disease articles from this past week.
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