Publication date: Available online 16 January 2018 Source:The Lancet HIV Author(s): Jean-Michel Molina, Birgit Grund, Fred Gordin, Ian Williams, Mauro Schechter, Marcello Losso, Matthew Law, Ernest Ekong, Noluthando Mwelase, Athanasios Skoutelis, Martin J Wiselka, Linos Vandekerckhove, Thomas Benfield, David Munroe, Jens D Lundgren, James D Neaton Background Immediate initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in asymptomatic adults with CD4 counts higher than 500 cells per μL, as recommended, might not always be possible in resource-limited settings. We aimed to identify subgroups of individuals who would benefit most...
Source: The Lancet HIV - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) In 1984, Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testified before Congress showing a world map annotated with a single emerging infectious disease threat, HIV/AIDS. Since then, numerous diseases and pathogens were added, providing a powerful visual reminder of infectious diseases around the globe. In an essay in Annals of Internal Medicine, Dr. Fauci reflects on the efforts to address infectious disease outbreaks of the past three decades.
This article recounts selected outbreaks occurring during this period and highlights lessons that were learned that can be applied to the infectious disease threats that will inevitably be faced in the current presidential administration and beyond.
PMID: 29132162 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Annals of Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Paules CI, Eisinger RW, Marston HD, Fauci ASTags: Ann Intern Med Source Type: research