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Keep the beard

There’s a new paper in the Journal of Hospital Infection that takes a look at the bacterial ecology of facial hair. In this study, 408 mal...
November 2020

Don't be one, get one

I agree. This could be theEli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member, is an infectious disease physician and epidemiologist in Iowa City, Iowa, who studies methods to halt the spread of resistant
November 2020

On beyond Zika

As I write this, the World Health Organization is scrambling to catch up with the global proliferation of this emerging infectious disease, and poised to declare a public health emergency. ... That likely makes it a zoonosis at the start, a disease
November 2020

CDC seeks more testing for ‘huge uptick’ in HCV incidence

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is the largest ongoing infectious disease epidemic in the U.S., and incidence rates are rising, according to CDC research (unpublished at press time) presented in ... Ms. Dan, viral hepatitis policy advisor for the
January 2016

MERS: a primer

The CDC reported the first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the United States. The patient is a health care worker who fl...
November 2020

Causal opacity

Causal opacity. Medicine as a science is predicated on causality. We seek to understand the causes of disease.
November 2020

Managing superbugs in your community

About a third of the world's population is infected with TB, one of the deadliest infectious diseases, said Dr. ... Most internists refer to an infectious disease or pulmonary [subspecialist for treatment], but they're the ones that make the diagnosis.
May 2017

Hepatitis C drugs offer new options

Fox. The ranks of gastroenterologists and infectious disease specialists will also be insufficient to take on the potential deluge of patients, added Dr. ... Saag, MD, an infectious disease specialist and director of the Center for AIDS Research at the
January 2015

On beyond Zika

As I write this, the World Health Organization is scrambling to catch up with the global proliferation of this emerging infectious disease, and poised to declare a public health emergency. ... That likely makes it a zoonosis at the start, a disease
November 2020

A warmer, wetter world will mean more work for internists

Osterholm, PhD, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy. ... Epstein. Warming-related mosquito migrations have already been accused of new outbreaks of infectious disease, although that is one of the most contentious issues in
June 2008

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