Six tattoo inks have been recalled because they are contaminated with bacteria and could lead to infection that poses a serious health risk.
The number of reported measles cases in the United States climbed to 839 as of last week, the highest yearly total in 25 years.
The T2Bacteria Panel can rapidly and accurately diagnose bloodstream infections.
Compared with the live zoster vaccine, adjuvanted recombinant zoster vaccine had significantly higher vaccine efficacy (VE) against herpes zoster (HZ) and postherpetic neuralgia in older adults. There were also no differences in safety between the 2 vaccines, according to a network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials published in Vaccine. This systematic review of published randomized…
According to the results of an observational cohort study, the risk of serious infection may vary significantly among systemic therapies used in the treatment of psoriasis.
An analysis is proposed that can predict counties at risk for a measles outbreak.
Clinicians should be aware of an increased risk for Fournier gangrene in patients with diabetes receiving sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors.
Hundreds of passengers and crew members of a Church of Scientology cruise ship remain under quarantine in its home port of Curacao while awaiting measles test results.
Antibody titers to the HPV4 vaccine were lower for all HPV serotypes in individuals who were infected with HIV perinatally than those who were exposed to HIV perinatally.
Agency warns of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination of l’Explorateur cheese
Electronic cigarette products may be contaminated with microbial toxins.
From 2015 to 2018, the incidence of most foodborne infections increased.
A recall of Ketorolac Tromethamine Injection has been issued following microbial growth contamination.
A total of 704 cases of measles were reported in the United States from Jan. 1 to April 26, 2019, representing the largest number of cases since 1994.
Researchers assessed the adoption of telehealth by internal medicine physicians, specifically whether telehealth technologies were available to their practices and how frequently they used these technologies with their patients.
The number — 695 cases — is the highest since the disease was declared eliminated in 2000
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is launching on April 25, 2019, its “Remove the Risk” campaign, aimed at promoting the safe disposal of unused opioids.
WHO leads its annual campaign, SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands, to increase global awareness of the importance of hand hygiene among healthcare workers.
A measles outbreak is being investigated by the Los Angeles County Department of Health.
Corticosteroid injection in the month prior to surgery linked to increased risk for surgical site infection