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COVID-19 Bivalent Booster Shot Q&A for Clinicians
September 09, 2022

Get answers to 7 questions you may have regarding bivalent booster dose vaccination for patients from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

William Schaffner, MD: "If It's Not Flu and It's Not COVID, It's Probably RSV"
August 19, 2022

Respiratory virus season is top of mind for Schaffner, medical director of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, and he says it's going to be a challenge.

CDC Director Announces Broad Agency Restructuring Following External Review
August 18, 2022

The CDC's COVID-19 pandemic response was cited as a key factor driving plans to increase the agency's responsiveness and accountability.

New CDC COVID-19 Guidelines Reduce Quarantine Requirement after Exposure
August 12, 2022

After exposure to COVID-19, asymptomatic individuals in low-risk settings no longer need to quarantine, says the CDC; masking is still recommended.

Less Than One-third of Adults with HCV Get Timely Treatment, According to New CDC Report
August 10, 2022

Timely initiation of DAA treatment, regardless of insurance type, is crucial in reducing HCV-related death, disparity, and transmission, concluded CDC researchers.

Impact of HPV Vaccination in US is Rising, and Herd Immunity is Getting Stronger, According to New Research
August 04, 2022

Investigators from CDC warned, however, that HPV vaccinations missed due to the COVID-19 pandemic could stymie this progress.

COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of July 22, 2022
July 22, 2022

Data from the CDC on boosters and US vaccination rates and from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map on cases and deaths in the US and worldwide.

US Drug Overdose Deaths 2019-2020: 5 Findings on Striking Health Disparities
July 21, 2022

Drug overdose deaths increased approximately 30% between 2019 and 2020, likely driven by fentanyl and COVID-19 pandemic, according to new CDC report.

COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of July 20, 2022
July 20, 2022

Data from the CDC on boosters and US vaccination rates and from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map on cases and deaths in the US and worldwide.

Monkeypox Treatments May be Close at Hand
July 20, 2022

There are no specific drugs to treat the monkeypox virus but research into existing antivirals is well under way to determine their potential efficacy.