Infectious Diseases Resource Center

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Ebola Survivor Blood on Black Market

The World Health Organization states that it is unknown if the antibodies in the plasma of survivors is sufficient to treat or prevent the disease.

Healthcare Personnel and Flu Vaccination

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice (ACIP) recommends that all healthcare personnel (HCP) be vaccinated against influenza every year.

CDC Urges Flu Shots

Less than half of all Americans got a flu shot last year, so U.S. health officials on Thursday urged that everyone ≥6 months get vaccinated for the coming flu season.

Menactra Gets OK for Booster

the FDA has approved the use of Menactra for booster vaccination against meningococcal disease in patients aged 15–55 years.

Ebola-Infected Doctor Doing Well

An American medical missionary being treated at a Nebraska medical center for Ebola infection is showing signs of improvement.

Second Dose Toddler Vaccination

While initial vaccination rates are high, getting second doses and booster shots that are needed when children are 2 years old remains a challenge.

A New Superbug Weapon?

Researchers at Rice University have created a synthetic antibiotic that could one day fight serious infections without contributing to antibiotic resistance.

Updated Flu Vaccine Recommendations

The CDC has issued updated recommendations regarding the use of seasonal influenza vaccines for the 2014–2015 influenza season.

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