Inappropriate use and overuse of antibiotics are among the most important factors in resistance development, and effective antibiotic stewardship measures are needed to optimize outcomes.
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Public Health England has released updated guidance on Candida auris, as they confirm that over 200 patients have been infected or colonized with the fungus.
Human mobility and globalization have brought new invasive species to other countries. In terms of environment and nature, some of…
A vaginal ring, hoped to prevent HIV, has been reported to be safe and acceptable in a US study examining use in teenage girls, a particular risk group for this virus.
A new study has suggested that a small drop in the number of children vaccinated against measles in the US would lead to a disproportionately large number of cases.
Interval dosing with Vorinostat could reverse HIV latency, however, additional measures are still required to achieve complete HIV reservoir depletion, study suggests.
Widespread use of antibiotics in pregnancy to eradicate Group B Streptococcus has reduced disease in babies, however, could bacteriophage therapy yield the same results but in a more selective manner?
Following a warning from the WHO about concerning antibiotic resistance in gonorrhoea, a vaccine originally developed for meningitis has shown promise for protecting against this disease.
A new study has suggested that higher amounts of decaying infrastructure in lower socioeconomic neighborhoods may provide more breeding sites for mosquitoes, leaving residents vulnerable to mosquito-borne diseases.