Infectious Diseases Resource Center

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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.

Many Women Unaware of their Chlamydia

An estimated 1.8 million Americans aged 14–39 are infected with Chlamydia trachomatis, and many don't know it.

Ebola Survivor Blood on Black Market

The World Health Organization states that it is unknown if the antibodies in the plasma of survivors is sufficient to treat or prevent the disease.

Healthcare Personnel and Flu Vaccination

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice (ACIP) recommends that all healthcare personnel (HCP) be vaccinated against influenza every year.

CDC Urges Flu Shots

Less than half of all Americans got a flu shot last year, so U.S. health officials on Thursday urged that everyone ≥6 months get vaccinated for the coming flu season.

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.

Updated Flu Vaccine Recommendations

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

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