Nasal decongestants can be used for short periods for adults; their safety is unclear for children.
127 cases reported in 22 states so far this year with 62 confirmed as acute flaccid myelitis.
Larger cities with higher base transmission potentials have more diffuse influenza epidemics.
High population immunity is an indicator of the decline in serotype 2 Sabin vaccine poliovirus after serotype 2 oral poliovirus vaccine withdrawal.
Curing HCV infection with direct-acting antiretrovirals is associated with regression of liver fibrosis for most patients.
Serum antibodies against the pre-fusion respiratory syncytial virus fusion protein (pre-F) may be a correlate of protection against RSV acute respiratory infection.
The neuropsychiatric symptoms associated with HCV infection are likely caused by the body's response to the virus' effects on brain function.
Lower odds of having detectable viral load for older adults and those using ISTI-based regimen.
The International Antiviral Society-USA Panel has updated its recommendations for the management and prevention of HIV infection, to reflect the most current data on new treatment regimens and strategies.
Currently, 26 suspected cases of Ebola, including 20 deaths.
ART recommended for almost all HIV-infected; should be initiated as soon as possible post diagnosis.
Estimated annual incidence of viral meningitis is 2.73 per 100,000 UK adults.
First documented case of Keystone infection in a human.
The risk of intussusception within 1 to 7 days and 8 to 21 days after rotavirus vaccination was assessed in infants age 28 to 245 days.
Once daily glecaprevir-pibrentasvir for 8 or 12 weeks successfully treated HCV genotype 1 and 3.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices updated its immunization recommendations for adults.
Patients with chronic HCV with a sustained virologic response were more likely to have a reduced progression of liver fibrosis.
In a self-controlled case series, patients were observed to have increased incidence of hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction within seven-days of respiratory virus detection.
Influenza infections are independently compartmentalized in the upper and lower airways.
Men may experience a lower immune response than women, adding insight to the man flu debate.
The decrease in HIV incidence in Uganda was facilitated by antiretroviral therapy, male circumcision, and adolescent abstinence.
New virus mutations make antibody binding difficult as mismatches in vaccines and viruses emerge.
As the mosquito-borne Zika virus spreads throughout the Americas, the CDC has issued a series of interim guidelines for clinicians treating patients who may have been exposed.
CDC, ACP issue guidelines for appropriate antibiotic use for acute respiratory tract infection in adultsJanuary 20, 2016
Reducing inappropriate antibiotic prescribing will improve the quality of patient care, decrease healthcare costs, and preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics.