Infectious Diseases

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NIH launches early Ebola treatment trial

A phase 1 study of a potential new Ebola treatment has begun at the NIH, examining the safety of monoclonal antibody mAb114 in healthy volunteers...

Conference Coverage

HBV birth dose predicts vaccine adherence

Infants who do not receive the hepatitis B vaccine birth dose are less likely to be up-to-date on recommended vaccines by 19 months, results from...


Letters from Maine

The double-edged sword

Mass distribution of a broad-spectrum antibiotic to preschool children reduced mortality in three sub-Saharan African countries.

From the Journals

ADHD, asthma Rxs up

Use of antibiotics, antihistamines, and upper respiratory combination medications decreased, while use of medications for asthma, ADHD, and...