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Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of December 10, 2017
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top 5 articles from this past week.
HHS Tick-Borne Disease Working Group Begins Efforts Despite Controversies: Public Health Watch
The US Department of Health and Human Services Tick-Borne Disease Working Group held its first public meetings in Washington, DC, this week and it has already generated plenty of eye-grabbing headlines.
SIGA Technologies, Inc Submits NDA for First-Ever Oral Smallpox Treatment
Although deemed eradicated throughout the world in 1980 thanks to a protective vaccine, research on smallpox continues to this day given the potential for the highly contagious virus to be used in biological warfare.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of December 3rd
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Advances Are Being Made in Diagnostic Testing for Early Lyme Disease
Experts from academia, industry, and public health agencies—including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration—discuss the new generation of antibody tests.
The Global Fund Finally Commits Future to Sands: Public Health Watch
Questions regarding a finance executive’s expertise in infectious diseases aside, the move seems straightforward enough—at least on the surface.
NIAID's Zika Vaccine Yields Positive Results in Human Studies
The results of 3 phase 1 clinical trials have shown that an investigational Zika purified inactivated virus vaccine was well-tolerated and induced an immune response in adult participants.
Building Bridges Between Infectious Disease Physicians and Psychiatrists
How can infectious disease physicians and psychiatrists overcome the current communication and knowledge gap to provide the best care possible for their patients?