Infectious Diseases Resource Center

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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.

Doctor Dies After Getting Ebola Drug

Dr. Abraham Borbor, a Liberian doctor who contracted Ebola, has died after receiving one of the last doses of the experimental drug ZMapp.

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 ...

Shingles Vaccine Revisited

The CDC has reviewed evidence on the safety and efficacy of the herpes zoster vaccine in adults ages 50–59.

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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