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The disease has historically been defined via household contact, or animal-to-human contact via the ingestion of bushmeat.
The regimen was recently recommended by the WHO for treating patients with drug-resistant TB.
SHEA says, "Such testing is of unclear benefit when added to other layers of infection prevention mitigation controls."
HHS is expanding access through stockpiles that had been reserved for use in a future flu pandemic.
Updated recommendations include a single-dose schedule to expand vaccination.
Globally, 4 human H5N1 infections have been reported related to the surge in circulation in poultry and wild birds.
CVS and Walgreens announce limits on the number of children's pain medications that customers can buy.
Report spotlights concerning levels of resistance to several antibiotics.
Tests on samples from an index patient and 3 healthy children confirm polio transmission.
The unvaccinated had fewer poor outcomes during Omicron than Delta, but their risk was similar to that seen with previous strains.
The study highlights how easily the disease was misdiagnosed during the initial months of a global outbreak.
The states include California, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Washington.
The pact will help lower the cost of two shorter treatment regimens for drug-resistant tuberculosis, broadening access.
The strategy aims to address global gaps in infection and control exposed by the COVID pandemic.
This year, 29 countries have reported cholera outbreaks to the WHO, including 16 with protracted activity.
Most nursing home outbreaks began with an infected staff member, according to a new government report.
Study finds limited healthcare capacity, especially in rural areas, hampered COVID-19 vaccination efforts.
The demand comes in anticipation of a COVID-19 surge in China amid looser public health restrictions.
DR Congo is the only country to report more polio cases in the past week, according to the latest surveillance update.
Parents were 8 times more likely to have their child immunized when they perceived that the information they received on the vaccine was credible.