Infectious Diseases Resource Center

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AIDS Epidemic Subsiding?

At the end of 2013, an estimated 35 million people worldwide were living with HIV. However, the trend in recent years is promising.

Lab Safety and Pandemic Potential

Following three recent events, concerns have been raised about safety in infectious disease research.

Patient 'Cured' of HIV Relapses

A Mississippi girl born with HIV who was thought to be cured by immediate and aggressive drug treatment has relapsed.

CDC on Anthrax, Bird Flu Safety

The CDC released a report reviewing the incident in June that involved the unintentional exposure of potentially viable anthrax at their Roybal Campus.

Smallpox Discovery Investigation

Scientists of the NIH found vials labeled “variola” (commonly known as smallpox) in an unused portion of a storage room in an FDA laboratory.

Chasing a Universal Flu Vaccine

The virus that caused players on Germany’s World Cup team to experience flu-like symptoms could become obsolete with a universal flu vaccine.

HIV Drug May Increase Suicide Risk

An antiretroviral regimen containing efavirenz for initial treatment of HIV has been linked to a 2-fold increase risk of suicidality.

Unique Fungus May Fight Superbugs

The fungus Aspergillus versicolor may be a powerful weapon in the fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria, aka superbugs.

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