STIs and Usage of PrEP During the COVID-19 PandemicSeptember 30th 2021
Rates of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and engagement in HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis during the COVID-19 pandemic were previously unknown, but one IDWeek study examined these data trends over the past few years.
Identifying Deficiencies in Nursing Home Antibiotic Stewardship ImplementationSeptember 29th 2021
In research presented virtually at IDWeek 2021, investigators with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) conducted a review of nursing home antibiotic stewardship citation deficiencies in order to improve implementation.
Lenzilumab Significantly Improves COVID-19 Survival Without Invasive VentilationSeptember 29th 2021
In newly hospitalized hypoxic patients with COVID-19, the monoclonal antibody significantly improved survival without invasive mechanical ventilation compared with placebo and available treatments, according to phase 3 trial results.
Cardiovascular Disease Diagnoses Remain Elevated 3 Months After COVID-19 InfectionSeptember 29th 2021
“Compared to the pre-COVID period, the odds ratio for CVD encounters was nearly doubled in each post-COVID period from 31 to 90 days post onset,” Brian Agan, MD, deputy science director and HIV research director of the Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program at USU/HJF and presenting author, told Contagion®.