Infectious Diseases
CME Sites (with Credits)
Medical Journal
Medical News
  • Infectious Disease News strives to be the global, definitive information source for ID professionals by delivering timely reports on clinical issues and industry developments.
  • Human parechovirus
    Human parechoviruses usually cause mild respiratory or gastrointestinal illness. Some strains can cause more severe illness, particularly in young children. Good hygiene is vital to protect against parechoviruses.
  • Zika May Be In The U.S. To Stay
    Public health authorities and infectious disease specialists now say we may not be able to rid the U.S. of the Zika virus. Despite months of intense work — including house to house inspections and aggressive mosquito control — federal, state and local officials have not been able to stop the spread of Zika in Miami.
  • Efficacy of the Herpes Zoster Subunit Vaccine in Adults 70 Years of Age or Older
    A trial involving adults 50 years of age or older (ZOE-50) showed that the herpes zoster subunit vaccine (HZ/su) containing recombinant varicella–zoster virus glycoprotein E and the AS01B adjuvant system was associated with a risk of herpes zoster that was 97.2% lower than that associated with placebo. A second trial was performed concurrently at the same sites and examined the safety and efficacy of HZ/su in adults 70 years of age or older
Medical Textbooks
Organizations / Associations / Institutions
Patient Information
  • Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus
    The Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is a novel coronavirus (nCoV) first reported on 24 September 2012 on ProMED-mail
  • Australian Immunisation Handbook
    The Handbook is reviewed and republished every 2 - 3 years, but changes may occur between publications.
  • Dengue Fever
    Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral infection transmitted primarily by the bite of an infected female of the species Aedes aegypti (Figure 1). There are four serotypes of the dengue virus: DEN-1, DEN-2, DEN-3 and DEN-4. A person infected by one of the serotypes is immune for life against that specific strain, but is not protected against the other three serotypes.
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