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Get tested for Hepatitis C. The CDC is asking for a one time screen for Hepatitis C. Case rates are higher in this age group.
CDC now recommends Tdap boosters for grandparents over 64 who care for young children. Outbreaks currently in California, Oklahoma, Texas & Ohio.
Two new drugs approved by FDA that "cure" 75% of HCV cases. Good results for person who did not respond to previous treatment
A team of University of Notre Dame researchers led by Mayland Chang and Shahriar Mobashery have discovered a new class of antibiotics to fight bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and other drug-resistant bacteria...
Public health departments nationwide are already feeling the strain from budget cuts. But their case report volumes are forecasted to double when federal requirements for automated electronic laboratory reporting of notifiable diseases go into effect...
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) applauds the new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Detect and Protect Against Antibiotic Resistance Initiative, proposed in the President’s Budget Request (PBR) for Fiscal Year (FY)...