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The Ebola War

The World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, non-governmental groups like MSF, no group has anything close to the logistical capability of the military to quickly deploy ... I realize that the military is not designed
February 2020

What is shingles?

Thanks to my patient for allowing me to use her photo to talk about a common condition known as shingles. The medical name is herpes zoster ...
February 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
February 2020

The vaccine that went away.

The IDSA session "Why is there no vaccine for Lyme disease?" bucked that trend. ... Parts of the U.S. (like the Northeast) have a high prevalence of Lyme disease and residents who could benefit from a vaccine.
February 2020

Infectious diseases and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad match

Here we go again. Another internal medicine subspecialty “match day” and another record (bad) day for infectious disease as a subspecialty. ... It's aDaniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, and hospital
February 2020

The power of habit

While on the infectious disease consult service last week, I walked out of a patient's room, and wiped down my stethescope.
February 2020

Sermo launches flu tracker

Sermo , the online social network for physicians, has launched its own flu tracking system that it says improves on those offered by the C...
February 2020

Hospital medicine meeting offers advice for all internists

palliative care, consulting as a career and infectious disease control. ... One of the recent concerns in infectious disease has been the emergence of vancomycin-resistant types of Staphylococcus aureus, known as VISA (vancomycin-intermediate) and VRSA
June 2010

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...
February 2020

Great idea

can affect everything from our mood to our risk of heart disease. ... Specifically, it was this paragraph: “In fact, graphs of the drug overdose deaths look like those of deaths from a new infectious disease, said Jonathan Skinner, a Dartmouth economist
February 2020

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