Some companies are selling hand sanitizers with unproven claims that they will protect against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
HyperRAB for intramuscular injection is now available in 3 sizes: 1mL (300 IU), 3mL (900 IU) and 5mL (1500 IU) single-dose vials.
The rate of infection with influenza, gastroenteritis, hepatitis, and pneumonia is increased before detection of malignant cancer.
The FDA has approved MenQuadfiTM Meningococcal (Groups A, C, Y, W; Sanofi Pasteur) Conjugate Vaccine for the prevention of invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A, C, W, and Y in patients aged ≥2 years.
The use of probiotics as either an oral or topical treatment adjunct therapy may help in the management of acne vulgaris.
The global incidence of suspected or proven infection among patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) was high in September 2017.
Darunavir/ritonavir administered with rifampicin causes hepatotoxicities in people living with HIV.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends against screening for bacterial vaginosis in pregnant women not at increased preterm delivery risk.
There remains considerable uncertainty on whether antibiotic prophylaxis for spontaneous bacterial peritonitis is beneficial in people with liver cirrhosis.
The effect of COVID-19 response in China shows that quarantine, social distancing, and isolation of infected persons can contain the epidemic in other countries.
Pfizer announced topline data from one of its phase 3 studies for 20vPnC for the prevention of invasive disease and pneumonia.
Patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) who receive medications for OUD following endocarditis may experience improved health-related outcomes.
Adherence to antimalarials may offer a protective effect against type 2 diabetes mellitus among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Veterans Affairs hospitals adopted more infection prevention practices than non-VA hospitals.
Healthcare workers were more likely to partake in hand-hygiene protocols after contaminating tasks vs critical tasks and before such tasks.
Donor cytomegalovirus seropositivity at transplantation was associated with an increased risk for thrombotic events post-transplantation.
Triplex, a modified recombinant attenuated poxvirus vaccine engineered to induce a virus-specific T-cell response to control CMV in recipients of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant was safe and well tolerated.
A glycoprotein in Ebola called the mucin-like domain may be of interest in the development of an oncolytic for brain cancer.
The FDA has granted Fast Track designation to RiVax® for the prevention of ricin intoxication.
Of patients who received cefoperazone-sulbactam, 9.2% reported a coagulation disorder and 15.7% reported a decrease in platelet count.