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Conference Coverage: IDWeek 2014

Check out our full coverage of news from IDWeek 2014.

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.

New Candida Blood Stream Infection Test

T2 Biosystems announced that it has received marketing clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their T2Candida Panel and T2Dx Instrumeny.

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