Measles Outbreak: Vital Updates for Your Practice Measles Outbreak: Vital Updates for Your Practice
Measles resurgence threatens global health, with rising cases and travel-related risks. Experts discuss the outbreak ' s impact on healthcare.Medscape Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - April 13, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

US CDC Says Bird Flu Risk Low, but Asks States to Be Ready With Testing US CDC Says Bird Flu Risk Low, but Asks States to Be Ready With Testing
(This April 8 story has been corrected to remove reference to rapid testing, in the headline)Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - April 8, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

US CDC Says Bird Flu Risk Low, but Asks States to Be Ready With Rapid Testing US CDC Says Bird Flu Risk Low, but Asks States to Be Ready With Rapid Testing
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday bird flu risk to the public remains low even as it asked the state public health officials to be...Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - April 8, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Recurrent UTI Patients Find Long-Term Ally in Oral Vaccine Recurrent UTI Patients Find Long-Term Ally in Oral Vaccine
A vaccine for urinary tract infection is effective for up to 9 years and can resolve cases in which antibiotics have failed.Medscape News UK (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - April 8, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Urology Source Type: news

European Scientists Assess Avian Flu Pandemic Risk European Scientists Assess Avian Flu Pandemic Risk
The risk for widespread infection for humans from avian influenza remains low in Europe, but health authorities have urged enhanced vigilance and biosecurity measures.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - April 5, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

CDC Issues Health Alert for Bird Flu Infection in US CDC Issues Health Alert for Bird Flu Infection in US
The U.S. CDC on Friday issued a health alert to inform clinicians, state health departments and the public of a case of avian influenza in a person who had contact with...Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - April 5, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tuberculosis Prevention Brings Economic Gains, Says WHO Tuberculosis Prevention Brings Economic Gains, Says WHO
A recent study provides strong economic arguments about the true costs of tuberculosis and the benefits of increasing funding to combat it, according to the WHO.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - April 5, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Paxlovid Not Effective for COVID-19 Symptom Relief Paxlovid Not Effective for COVID-19 Symptom Relief
Clinicians should still consider prescribing the drug to adults over age 65 or those who are immunocompromised, experts said.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - April 4, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Source Type: news

Lab Tests Are Key for Diagnosing Chickenpox Lab Tests Are Key for Diagnosing Chickenpox
Clinical diagnosis continues to be the primary method for diagnosing varicella, but only about half of clinically diagnosed cases were positive for the VZV in a new study.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - April 3, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Surging Dengue Cases in Americas Cause Alarm as Potentially Worst-ever Season Looms Surging Dengue Cases in Americas Cause Alarm as Potentially Worst-ever Season Looms
Dengue cases in the Americas rose in the first three months of this year by three times the number of infections reported in the same period last year, the head of the Pan...Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - March 28, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Boat Race Rowers Told to Avoid the Water as UK Sewage Dumping Surges Boat Race Rowers Told to Avoid the Water as UK Sewage Dumping Surges
Victorious rowers in Britain ' s University Boat Race have been warned not to jump into the River Thames this weekend due to alarming levels of E. coli bacteria, as official...Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - March 27, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

US Detects Avian Flu in Milk, Says Dairy Supplies Are Safe US Detects Avian Flu in Milk, Says Dairy Supplies Are Safe
Samples of milk collected from sick cattle in Kansas and Texas tested positive for avian flu, but the nation ' s milk supply is safe, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said...Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - March 25, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Dengue Outbreak in Argentina on Track to Break Records Dengue Outbreak in Argentina on Track to Break Records
A major outbreak in Argentina of dengue, a mosquito-borne illness that can be fatal, is on track to smash previous records, reflecting wider worry around South America where...Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - March 20, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Health Workers Fear Profits May Trump Safety in New CDC Recs Health Workers Fear Profits May Trump Safety in New CDC Recs
As the agency develops key guidelines on infection control for hospitals, nursing homes, and other healthcare facilities, some workers feared the advice will put money above safety.KFF Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - March 20, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Business of Medicine Source Type: news

US CDC Urges Measles Vaccinations Amid Rising Cases US CDC Urges Measles Vaccinations Amid Rising Cases
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday issued a health advisory urging people, particularly children and international travelers, to get...Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - March 19, 2024 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news