Infectious Diseases Resource Center

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Possible Leak with LifeCare IV Solutions

Hospira announced a voluntary recall of various lots of several intravenous (IV) solutions in its LifeCare line due to potential for leakage.

Flu Vaccine Timing: HIV Patient Incidence

Early season influenza vaccination of patients with HIV may influence the risk of infection later in the season.

Ebola Screenings at 5 Major Airports

Starting this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security's Customs & Border Protection (CBP) will initiate new layers of entry screening in five U.S. airports that receive over 94% of travelers from Ebola-affected nations of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

Vancomycin Injection Recall

Hospira announced a voluntary recall of one lot of Vancomycin HCl Injection, equivalent to 1g Vancomycin Sterile Powder because the product may have experienced temperature excursions during shipment.

Once-Daily Single Tablet for HCV 1

Gilead Sciences announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Harvoni (ledipasvir/sofosbuvir), the first once-daily single tablet regimen for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 infection in adults ages ≥18.

Respiratory Virus Outbreak Hits 29 States

Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia now have a total of 213 confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68, the severe respiratory illness that typically targets children, U.S. health officials are reporting.

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