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Senate Domestic, Foreign Funding Bills Recognize, but Fall Short of Needs for Critical Infectious Disease Responses

Spending bills released by Senate Appropriations Committee Wednesday demonstrate encouraging recognition of some of the most urgent health challenges threatening individual and public health at home and abroad. At the same time, the bills fall short...
20-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Senate Subcommittees Takes Important Step Toward Ending HIV While Resources to Address Concurrent Epidemics, Housing Remain Critical, but Unaddressed

The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services and Related Programs Appropriations subcommittee’s allocations of funding for the Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative in its proposed budget for 2020 represent a significant step toward an ambitious,...
19-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

HIV, Infectious Diseases Provider Organizations Call for In-patient Antiretroviral Stewardship

the Infectious Diseases Society of America, its HIV Medicine Association and the American Academy of HIV Medicine call for the establishment of antiretroviral treatment stewardship programs in hospital settings to support appropriate use of the...
10-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Journal Supplement Provides Valuable Resource to Support Diversity in the Field of Infectious Diseases

A new collection of articles highlighting the science and complexity of inclusion, diversity, access, and equity is now available online, part of an ongoing commitment to drive improvements within the field of infectious diseases and the Infectious...
21-Aug-2019 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Antibiotics Report Highlights Stewardship, Workforce, Research Needs

A CDC report on antibiotics use in health care U.S. healthcare settings show progress made in promoting appropriate use of infection-fighting drugs, but strengthened and continued efforts needed.
20-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Public Comment Period for IDSA/AAN/ACR Draft Lyme Disease Guidelines Extended through Sept. 9

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) have extended the public comment period for the draft of their joint guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis,...
9-Aug-2019 8:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Increased CMS Reimbursements for New Antibiotics Represents Progress in Attention to AMR

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Inpatient Prospective Payment System rule for the coming fiscal year will raise reimbursements for novel antibiotics, a meaningful step in confronting the threat of infections resistant to older...
6-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

HIV Status Has No Place in Border Patrol Policy

Statement from IDSA, HIVMA, SHEA, and PIDS. The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol’s policy and practice of allowing immigrant families to be separated because a parent is living with HIV runs counter to more than three decades of science and to...
29-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) is a community of over 11,000 physicians, scientists and public health experts who specialize in infectious diseases. Our purpose is to improve the health of individuals, communities, and society by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health, and prevention relating to infectious diseases.

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703-299-0412

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