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Infected Mice Found in Pressed Grapes Leads to Oropharyngeal Tularemia Outbreak
In October 2016, 6 harvesters at a German vineyard fell ill after consuming pressed grapes contaminated with Francisella tularensis from infected mice.
Broadly Acting Antibodies in Blood of Ebola Survivors Offer Ample Protection Against Disease
Scientists supported by the NIAID discover a set of broadly neutralizing antibodies in the blood of Ebola survivors capable of providing substantial protection against the disease.
Oral, Single-Dose Antiviral Significantly Reduces Symptoms In High-Risk Influenza Patients
Genentech has announced that baloxavir marboxil met primary objective in the phase 3 CAPSTONE-2 study for individuals with a high risk of complications from influenza. 
Urgent Care Prescribing Patterns Demonstrate a Need for Antibiotic Stewardship
New data indicate that urgent care centers prescribed antibiotics for 45.7% patients with respiratory infections associated with inappropriate antibiotic prescribing.
Five Action Steps to Integrate Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder & Infectious Disease Epidemics
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine workshop highlights 5 key calls for action geared at health providers responsible for treating the infectious complications of patients with opioid use disorder.
Citizen Science Research Demonstrates Value in Identifying Tick Prevalence in the US
Researchers from Northern Arizona University report that citizen participation in nationwide research can offer insight into the prevalence of vector-borne disease threats.
Venezuelan Crab Meat Tied to <i>Vibrio Parahaemolyticus</i> Outbreak in Multiple States
Initial investigations indicated crab meat is responsible for vibrosis infections that have sickened 12 individuals.
Vibriosis Cases Prompt Calls for Summer Water Activity Safety
Following cases of vibriosis in New Jersey, Alabama, and Florida, health officials are telling individuals with open wounds to stay out of coastal or brackish waters.
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