Infectious Diseases Resource Center

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Oral HIV Vaccine Under Testing

A new oral vaccine to prevent HIV infection that does not contain the HIV virus is currently being tested in clinical trials at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

Flu Vaccine Timing: HIV Patient Incidence

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

Chart: Antiretroviral Adherence

Review this chart for an overview on strategies to improve antiretroviral adherence.

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.

New Tick Virus in Florida

The Tacaribe virus, an arenavirus, has been found in nearly 10% of Lone Star ticks trapped by researchers in north central Florida.

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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