The achievement of ambitious public health goals must always include reassessments of existing policies and priorities.
The 2019 spending bill passed by the House and Senate Thursday that the President has announced he will sign, reflects a meaningful commitment to moving our country forward and to continued U.S. leadership of the fight against the world’s most devastating infectious disease killers.
While the pipeline of new antibiotics has improved over the past six years, momentum in the development of new infection-fighting agents remains inadequate.
The Infectious Diseases Society of America has awarded 12 institutions the designation of Antimicrobial Stewardship Centers of Excellence (CoE).
Despite national recommendations, only about 16 percent of U.S. adolescents have been fully vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) by the time they turn 13, a JID study finds.
The Dec. 27 federal injunction stopping cuts in 340B reimbursements for Medicare Part B drugs to some hospitals helps preserve the role academic health centers play in providing ID treatment and prevention services to patients who lack care options.
Pregnant women and the extremely obese are among those at high risk for complications from the flu – including death – and should be tested and begin antiviral treatment promptly.
IDSA and HIVMA wrote to the U.S. Secretary for Health and Human Services Alex Azar, II to express concerns regarding the negative impact the review of fetal tissue research alternatives is having on HIV and infectious diseases research studies planned or underway.
People newly diagnosed with cancer, particularly blood cancers, and those on chemotherapy have a greater risk of developing shingles, a new JID study finds.
New report documents a steep climb in measles cases with severe outbreaks worldwide linked to vaccine coverage gaps indicates stalled momentum in efforts to control a preventable and deadly disease.
Findings in the fourth federal National Climate Assessment highlight immediate threats and urgent challenges the incoming Congress must take on to confront climate change and its impacts on public health.
The Journal of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology estimates about 162,044 people die annually from multi-drug resistant infections in the US, stressing the immediate need for strengthened research and efforts.