There is currently a global outbreak of disseminated Mycobacterium chimaera related to the widely used surgical device LivaNova 3T heater-cooler unit contamination.
It may not be possible to bring the Ebola outbreak in Congo under control, and the deadly disease may become entrenched in the northeastern part of the country.
A 10th child has died in an adenovirus outbreak at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, NJ.
Two Phase 3 trials conducted in Asia and Latin America assessed the efficacy of the vaccine in >35,000 individuals aged 2 to 16 years.
The first confirmed U.S. case of a virus carried by South American rodents occurred earlier this year.
The latest Ebola outbreak in Congo is not yet severe enough to be declared a global emergency.
A recent report published in the Journal of Pharmacy Practice describes the case of a 75-year-old female patient who developed acquired hemophilia following levofloxacin administration.
Hepatitis E infection identified in 56-year-old man who had received a liver transplant in May 2017.
Since 2015, California has seen many travel-related Zika virus cases, and as the population of mosquitos that spread the virus continue to expand across the state, there is a significant risk for new Zika cases.
Greater nationwide awareness of the fungal infection Valley fever is needed.
Four more experimental treatments for Ebola virus have been approved by the Congo health ministry for use in an outbreak of the deadly infectious disease in the country's northeast.
First to be vaccinated will be health workers, contacts of confirmed Ebola patients
Many children of mothers with evidence of confirmed or possible Zika virus infection during pregnancy do not undergo all recommended evaluations.
The number of confirmed cases in a new Ebola outbreak in Congo has reached 13, including three deaths.
Just a week after being declared Ebola-free, the DRC said that a new outbreak of the deadly virus has killed at least 20 people.
Fidaxomicin demonstrated the strongest evidence for being the most effective treatment in providing a long-term cure for C difficile infection.
There have been 12 reported cases of people in the United States becoming sick after eating fresh crab meat from Venezuela.
Infectious disease experts from Emory University School of Medicine recommend that patients contemplating travel to Zika-affected areas consult with their care providers regarding travel plans and potential Zika virus testing.
High rates of Salmonella contamination have been identified in kratom products collected and tested since February 2018.
Individual blood donations will no longer need to be tested for the Zika virus.
Immunocompetent children acquired Mycobacterium abscessus cutaneous infections after exposure to the pathogen in a wading pool.
Symptomatic pediatric patients infected with Zika virus generally have a mild, often nonspecific symptoms not requiring hospitalization.
Most children with Zika virus (ZIKV) infection have fever, rash, and facial or neck erythema.
With the advent of platform manufacturing technology, vaccines can be developed quickly to stop the spread of outbreaks.
Study provides new data on the durability of the humoral immune response up to 2 years after single-dose injection with rVSV-ZEBOV vaccine in a population of primarily European ancestry, and additional data on durability at 1 year after vaccination in 2 African populations.
Zika virus RNA is frequently present in the semen of men with symptomatic ZIKV infection and can persist for over 6 months.
Pregnant women may have about a 3-fold longer estimated median detection window for Zika virus RNA in serum.
A vaccine against Zika virus, once available and effectively deployed, may substantially reduce prenatal infections.
A Zika virus vaccine shown to be of moderate to high efficacy in eliminating prenatal infections provides 90% coverage.
Researchers estimated this risk among pregnant women with symptomatic Zika virus infection in French territories in the Americas.
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