Infection

Beyond Boomers: CDC Urges HCV Screening for All US Adults
August 14, 2020

HCV is now diagnosed in millennials at about the same rate as in baby boomers; CDC responds with a recommendation for HCV screening in all adults aged ≥18 years.

COVID-19 and Influenza: How Can We Mitigate Certain Calamity?
August 13, 2020

A pulmonary and critical care specialist identifies 4 factors that will, in part, determine the severity of the 2020-2021 flu season and that can inform preparation.

Remdesivir New Drug Application Submitted to FDA
August 12, 2020

The investigational antiviral remdesivir in phase 3 clinical trials led to faster time to recovery vs placebo and was found to be safe.