So far this season, influenza A(H3N2) viruses have predominated, but other influenza viruses are also circulating.
As an expert in public health law, I can state two things with confidence. First, the U.S. has made enormous strides in preparing for and treating the flu. And second, we still are not nearly as prepared as we need to be for the next pandemic.
Based on 19 papers, the researchers found that patients were willing to remind health care professionals, especially nurses, to wash their hands. However, health care professionals' perception toward patient involvement varied from study to study.
No increased risk of incident epilepsy was seen among children who received influenza vaccination during the 2009-2010 influenza season in Norway.
The study had to be cut short when 2 of 4 subjects developed serious toxicities following the third isoniazid-rifapentine dose.
Biktarvy combines bictegravir, an integrase strand transfer inhibitor (INSTI), and emtricitabine (FTC) and tenofovir alafenamide (TAF), two nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs).
Symfi Lo combines efavirenz (EFV), a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), and lamivudine (3TC) and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF), both nucleo(t)side reverse transcriptase inhibitors.
The treatment was developed under the FDA's 'Animal Rule'; where efficacy is determined in animal studies and human studies determine safety and appropriate dosing. The FDA have stated a target action date for TPOXX of August 8, 2018.
Around 1,200 security workers at the winter Olympics in PyeongChang are being kept in their rooms due to a norovirus outbreak that has already sickened 41 people.
Changes in the 2018 adult immunization schedule from the previous year's schedule include new ACIP recommendations for the use of recombinant zoster vaccine (RZV) for adults aged 50 years or older and the use of an additional dose of measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine (MMR) in a mumps outbreak setting.
The recommended childhood and adolescent immunization schedules for 2018 have been approved by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Influenza related deaths have been show to increase significantly in the home counties of Super Bowl participating teams compared to non-competing counties.
Influenza vaccine recommendations for individuals who report an allergy to eggs.
Efficient replication was reported for West Nile virus and Powassan virus in second-trimester human maternal (decidua) and fetal (chorionic villi and fetal membrane) explants, while less efficient replication was seen for CHIKV and MAYV.
A list of contraindications and drug interactions for HIV medications.
The researchers found that the rate of sustained virologic response at 12 weeks was 99.1% among genotype 1-infected patients in the eight-week group and 99.7% in the 12-week group.
Evidence-based treatment guidelines for HCV infection from the expert panel of the AASLD and IDSA.
More frequent codes for appendicitis, appendectomy in week after colonoscopy versus next 51 weeks. This result was not affected by age subgrouping, and there was no increase in appendicitis in weeks two to four.
In a self-controlled case series, patients were observed to have increased incidence of hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction (MI) within seven-days of respiratory virus detection.
Firvanq oral solution will replace CutisPharma's FIRST-Vancomycin Unit-of-Use Compounding Kit, which was used by pharmacists to compound vancomycin oral liquid.