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Flu Preparedness Hearing Opens Opportunities for Vaccine, AMR Action

Today’s subcommittee hearing on U.S. preparedness and responses for the 2019-2020 flu season offers an important opportunity to examine and act on gaps and challenges exacerbating the public health threats of seasonal influenza outbreaks.
4-Dec-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

This World AIDS Day Finds Us at a Crossroads

This World AIDS Day marks a promising and unprecedented point in a quest begun nearly four decades ago to end the global public health threat of HIV through science and solidarity. Increasingly, effective and essential technologies, medicines and...
2-Dec-2019 12:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report Shows Impacts of Federal Investments, Continued Gaps

The Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Prevention and Control today shows that while recent federal investments to combat antibiotic resistance have had meaningful impacts, the continued spread of...
13-Nov-2019 2:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

For Patients with Sepsis, an Infectious Disease Expert May Reduce the Risk of Death

When people with severe sepsis, an extreme overreaction by the body to a serious infection, come to the emergency room (ER), they require timely, expert care to prevent organ failure and even death. When that care includes the early involvement of...
30-Oct-2019 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Journal Articles Explore Fatal Consequences of Immigrant Detention Policies, Conditions

An analysis and related commentary published in Clinical Infectious Diseases today provide in-depth examination of the deplorable and dangerous conditions in U.S. immigrant detention centers where seven children have died in the last 10 months....
23-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

OPAT Adherence Device Wins Grand Prize at IDEA Incubator Competition

A device designed to improve adherence to outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) took top prize at the second IDEA Incubator, a competition showcasing inventions, products and devices to improve patient care for infectious diseases,...
18-Oct-2019 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New STD Data Represent Urgent Call for Action

The continued steep increase in incidence of sexually transmitted diseases reported in the 2018 data released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tuesday, is a cause for deep concern about dangerous gaps in our public health...
9-Oct-2019 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CMS Takes a Significant Step Against Antimicrobial Resistance with Hospital Stewardship Requirement

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ new rule requiring hospitals participating in its programs to establish antibiotic stewardship programs will enable critical advances toward control of a major public health threat.
26-Sep-2019 12:05 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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Jennifer Morales
Director of Communications

jmorales@idsociety.org

703-299-0412

Felicity Clancy
VP, Marketing, Communications

fclancy@idsociety.org

703-299-0201

Jennifer Ford
Director of Communications

jford@idsociety.org

703-299-0412

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