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ACIP Recommendation: Avoid LAIV for 2016-2017

A statement released by AstraZeneca noted that "the US CDC effectiveness data for 2015-2016 season contrast with studies by AstraZeneca as well as preliminary independent findings by public health authorities in other countries.

ASM Microbe 2016: An Overview

Interview with Bill Gates starts the meeting.

Many ER Patients Get Unnecessary Meds

Of the 1,103 patients tested, 40% were treated with antibiotics for gonorrhea and/or chlamydia; of those treated, 76.6% ultimately tested negative for having the STD.

Legionnaires' Disease Outbreaks Tied to ...

Problems identified in these building-associated outbreaks included inadequate disinfectant levels, human error, and equipment breakdowns

CDC Updates Treatment Guidelines for Tickborne ...

The guidelines note that physicians must request the correct diagnostic tests to confirm diagnosis, as well as completely understand the limitations and usefulness of these tests.

Zika Virus Tracker

The ID physician's source for the latest Zika virus information
Pediatric Illnesses Polio: The End is Becoming Nearer

Polio: The End is Becoming Nearer

Public health and global health efforts to eradicate polio are closing in on their goal.

HIV/AIDS

Traveling the HIV Spectrum With An HIV/AIDS Specialist in the Developed and Developing Worlds

Traveling the HIV Spectrum With An HIV/AIDS Specialist in the Developed and Developing Worlds

I have developed a unique perspective about those who are poor or disabled and entitled in the developed world versus the same who have no entitlements in the developing world.

HIV/AIDS Stroke As a Complicating Comorbidity With HIV: A Report from CROI 2016

Stroke As a Complicating Comorbidity With HIV: A Report from CROI 2016

Although stroke is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in HIV, it is less well studied than coronary artery disease.

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