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The ID Pipeline: FDA Activity From the Week of December 8, 2019
Here is a look at infectious disease-related US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) news from the week of December 8, 2019.
Recalls That Should Be on Your Radar—Week of December 8, 2019
We’ve rounded up a list of important US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recalls from this past week.
FDA Clears First Disposable Duodenoscope
The US Food and Drug Administration today cleared for marketing the first fully disposable duodenoscope.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—December 8, 2019
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Keith Kaye, MD, MPH, on the Approval of Imipenem/Cilastatin + Relebactam
imipenem/cilastatin plus relebactam was approved for the treatment of cUTIs and cIAIs in adult patients with limited or no available treatment options.
Yoav Golan, MD, on the Recent Approval of Ceftolozane/Tazobactam for HABP/VABP
This approval allows ceftolozane/tazobactam to be used to treat hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia (HABP) and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia (VABP).
The Year Ends With a Big Step in PrEP and PEP
Something novel in infectious diseases practice has occurred and, like many big changes, it is not without controversy. 
Is there a cure? How long until we find it? And will it work for the majority of people living with HIV?