- HIV/AIDS Publications at the CDC
HIV/AIDS Publications CDC AIDS caily summaries brochures, fact sheets, and a prevention newsletter. Some of the resources are in the PDF format. Centers for Disease Control
- National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
INFECTIOUS DISEASES-National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
- HIV/AIDS Publications at the CDC
HIV/AIDS Publications at the CDC AIDS summaries, brochures, fact sheets, and a prevention newsletter PDF Centers for Disease Control
- Possible Pandemic: Is MERS the New SARS?
MERS almost certainly jumped to humans from an animal. In this case it appears most likely that it was at least originally from a bat. There is an incredible reservoir of known and unknown viruses in animals around the world
- Zika Virus Resource Center
The latest information regarding the Zika Virus
- Vitamin D for influenza
it is well known that there is a seasonality to influenza that correlates well with the seasonal drop in vitamin D or 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) levels.
- Researchers Discuss Zika’s Effects on Child Development
The National Institutes of Health is hosting a two-day conference on how the virus affects infants and children. The take-home message so far: microcephaly is but one of many potential problems for Zika-exposed fetuses.
CME Sites (with Credits)
- iContinuing Education (iCE) on HIV/AIDS
As an initiative of Special Preventive Programme, Department of Health, Hong Kong. this online programme aims at provide free, regularly updated CME activities on HIV/AIDS for doctors and health professionals. CME / CNE / PEM points will be awarded.
- Vaccine Education Center-Resources for Healthcare Professionals
INFECTIOUS DISEASES-Vaccine Education Center-Resources for Healthcare Professionals how vaccines work, how they are made the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Virology Down Under
Virology Down Under (VDU) is a suite of pages providing information about all sorts of human viruses. RNA viruses, DNA viruses, big viruses and small viruses.
- Journal of Infectious Disease
Journal of Infectious Disease --- an Oxford Journal
- Emerging Infectious Diseases journal - CDC
Emerging Infectious peer reviewed microbial adaptation public health epidemiologic Cryptosporidiosis Emerging, Highly Infectious Full text PDF National Center for Infectious Diseases CDC
- Infectious Disease News
InfectiousDiseaseNews.com 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
- The Bad Bug Book (second edition)
The of the Bad Bug Book, released in 2012, provides current information about the major known agents that cause foodborne illness
- FDA/CFSAN Bad Bug Book: Introduction to Foodborne Pathogenic Mic
The second edition of the Bad Bug Book, released in 2012, provides current information about the major known agents that cause foodborne illness
- The blue book: guidelines for the control of infectious diseases
has been published by the Communicable Diseases Section, Public Health Group, Victorian Department of Human Services, to assist public health practitioners in the prevention and control of infectious diseases.
- IDAC BIOTERRORISM DOCUMENTS
INFECTIOUS DISEASES-IDAC BIOTERRORISM DOCUMENTS: resources on Bioterrorism Anthrax
- Clinical Case Discussions at ID Weblink
Clinical Case Discussions ID Weblink Users submit diagnostic impressions after viewing clinical images in infectious diseases
- IDLinx: The Most Current Infectious Disease News for Clinicians,
INFECTIOUS DISEASES-IDLinx: The Most Current Infectious Disease News for Clinicians,
- Shingrix approved in the US for prevention of shingles in adults aged 50 and over
GlaxoSmithKline plc [LSE/NYSE: GSK] today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Shingrix (Zoster Vaccine Recombinant, Adjuvanted) for the prevention of shingles (herpes zoster) in adults aged 50 years and older. Shingrix is a non-live, recombinant subunit vaccine given intramuscularly in two doses.
Organizations / Associations / Institutions
- Hong Kong AIDS Foundation
LOCAL MEDICAL RESOURCES-Hong Kong AIDS Foundation
- International Society of Infectious Diseases
ISID is committed to improving the care of patients with infectious diseases, the training of clinicians and researchers in infectious diseases and microbiology, and the control of infectious diseases around the world.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
INFECTIOUS DISEASES-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Public Health Preparedness and Response - Home CDC Health Alerts, Advisories, and Updates traveller's health CDC Fact Book The CME module CDC Continuing Education Activity Morbidity
- Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV): update
PHE maintains enhanced levels of surveillance and continues to review and update the information and advice on the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
- Infectious Disease Association of California
INFECTIOUS DISEASES-Infectious Disease Association of California: Serving Medical Doctors in California with an interest in Clinical Infectious Diseases
- 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.
- official UPHS Antimicrobial Therapy Guidelines
The prevalence of antimicrobial resistance is increasing at an alarming rate. Antimicrobial stewardship is a practice aimed at monitoring and guiding antimicrobial use in healthcare settings
- Hospital-acquired Infections
Hospital-acquired infections are viral, bacterial, and fungal infections acquired through e bloodstream infection (BSI), pneumonia (eg, ventilator-associated pneumonia [VAP]), urinary tract infection (UTI), and surgical site infection (SSI).
- Infection Control Measures
advice on infection control measures for MERS for health professionals by CHP, HK
- Management and prevention of pneumococcal disease
HKDU Symposium Aug 2015 > Management and prevention of pneumococcal disease Dr. Lui Chung Yan, Grace, Specialist in Infectious Disease
- Managing hepatitis C in 2015-the changing paradigms
Lecture: Managing hepatitis C in 2015-the changing paradigms 201505B with video Speaker: Dr. Ng Ho, Paul, Specialist in Gastroenterology &Hepatology
- Update on HBV treatment
HKDU Sunday afternoon Symposium May 2015 Update on HBV treatment Speaker: Dr. Lo Oi Shan, Angeline, specialist in Gastroenterology and Hepatology
- Seasonal and Avian Influenza 2015
Seasonal and Avian Influenza (16 Aug 2015) with video Speaker: Dr Leung Ting Hung, Controller, Centre for Health Protection,
- Dengue infection in Hong Kong (2015)
HKDU Symposium Feb 2015 > Dengue infection in Hong Kong Dr. Jacky Chan Man Chun, Centre for Health Protection Specialist in Infectious Disease
- Case Sharing-HIV Infection Presentation and Clinical Management
HKDU Symposium May 2015 > Case Sharing-HIV Infection Presentation and Clinical Management Dr. Chan Man Chun, Jacky Associate Consultant, Dept. of Medicine & Geriatrics of PMH
- Zika virus : what clinicians should know
Dr. Chan Fuk Woo, Jasper Delivered in October 2016 HKDU Sunday Afternoon Symposium