Prioritizing Culturally Competent Care, Advocacy, and Access in HIV
To sufficiently address HIV, stakeholders across the health care spectrum must come together.
Latest Research: COVID-19 Therapies
Vaccine Candidates Show Promise for Pediatric RSV
Results of multiple studies were presented at IDWeek 2022.
Spotlight on Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccines
After multiple approvals and emergency use authorizations, It’s time to take stock of the state of pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.
High-Dose Influenza Vaccine Confers Higher Relative Vaccine Efficacy/Effectiveness Vs Standard Dose
Investigators reviewed data from 19 studies and 11 consecutive flu seasons.
Pediatric Patients at End of Life Are Often Given Antibiotics
Antibiotics are often administered to pediatric patients at end of life, even in cases without infection.
Antibiotics Overprescribed to Hospitalized Children with COVID-19
Although few cultures showed bacterial coinfections, many children were given antibiotics.
Latest Research: New Vaccines
What Impacts Adult Vaccination?
Adult vaccine uptake lags and understanding the reasons could be important.
Routine Vaccination Makes Chickenpox Rare in United States
The US was the first country to begin universal vaccination of children against varicella.
Vaccine Hesitancy Trends from 2019 to 2022 Evaluated
As vaccine hesitancy grows, fewer children are receiving routine childhood vaccines.
Long COVID Leads to Lingering Effects in Children
Additional research is needed to fully understand the scope of Long COVID.
Bivalent mRNA COVID-19 Booster Associated With Significantly Higher Antibody Response
Moderna’s bivalent mRNA COVID-19 booster reached prespecified superiority and noninferiority criteria against multiple strains of SARS-CoV-2.
Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Variant on COVID-19 Reinfection Rates
The Omicron variant radically changed reinfection rates.
Examining Factors That Impact Antibiotic Prescribing in Urgent Care
Determining the characteristics that impact antibiotic prescribing behavior is important for addressing health inequity.
Latest Research: COVID-19 Vaccines
A selection of the latest COVID-19 vaccine research out of IDWeek 2022.
Implications of Current Maternal Tdap Vaccine Uptake on Future Vaccines
What does the uptake look like for one of the most common vaccines given during pregnancy—and what does this mean for the future?
Receipt of Routine Vaccines May Be Predictive of COVID-19 Vaccination Status
Adults who receive influenza and pneumococcal vaccines may be more likely to receive COVID-19 vaccines and boosters.
Rethinking Antibiotic Prescribing Practices in Dental Clinics
Guidelines for prescribing antibiotics in the dental setting should be revisited.
Increased HPV Knowledge Could Lead to Increased Vaccination Rates
Improving vaccination rates for the most common STI in the United States could be as simple as increasing knowledge about HPV.
Earlier Intervention Can Decrease Hospitalizations for COVID-19
Implementing mask mandates even days earlier can cause a decrease in the number of cumulative hospitalizations due to COVID-19.
Effect of Corticosteroid Therapy on COVID-19, Influenza Coinfection Evaluated
Viral coinfections may become more common as COVID-19 restrictions continue to relax.
Conference Preview: IDWeek 2022
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