COVID-19 case definition
COVID-19 case definition has now been amended as follows: An individual is defined as a suspect case if: In the previous 14 days, he or she travelled back…
Antibiotic-resistant strep throat may be too close for comfort
Infectious disease scientists identified strains of group A streptococcus that are less susceptible to commonly used antibiotics and may be moving closer to resistance to penicillin and beta-lactams.
Scientists and schoolkids find family soups have antimalarial properties
London schoolchildren have found that some of their families’ soup recipes have antimalarial properties, with the help of Imperial scientists.
New single vaccination approach to killer diseases
Scientists from the University of Adelaide’s Research Centre for Infectious Diseases have developed a single vaccination approach to simultaneously combat influenza and pneumococcal infections, the world’s most deadly…
The pressure to prescribe: Antibiotic stewardship in the outpatient setting
Outpatient healthcare providers inappropriately prescribed antibiotics to 40 percent of patients in a major Veterans Affairs healthcare system, a higher figure than in previous studies examining outpatient antibiotic…