Infectious Diseases Resource Center

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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.

C. Difficile Vaccine Fast Tracked

Pfizer announced that the FDA has granted Fast Track status for its investigational Clostridium difficile vaccine candidate (PF-06425090).

Ebola Traced to Animal Source

The origin of the latest Ebola outbreak has been traced to a single transmission from animal to human that spread during the course of a funeral.

Updated Flu Vaccine Recommendations

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

Ebola Drug Use in Humans

The FDA has given verbal confirmation regarding its modification of the full clinical hold on the TKM-Ebola IND to a partial clinical hold.

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