Infectious Disease

Against Antimicrobial Resistance: A Local Commitment to Fighting a Global Threat

Antimicrobial drugs like antibiotics transformed medical care, rendering once life-threatening infections easily treatable and reducing the risk of infection associated with surgery and chemotherapy. Advances in agriculture soon followed as farmers began using antimicrobial drugs…

Report: Bringing Safer Consumption Spaces to the United States

AIDS United and Project Inform released a report examining current efforts to bring safer consumption spaces—protected places used for the hygienic consumption of pre-obtained drugs in a non-judgmental environment and under the supervision of trained staff—to…

Interim Updated Planning Guidance on Allocating and Targeting Pandemic Influenza Vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Interim Updated Planning Guidance on Allocating and Targeting Pandemic Influenza Vaccine is now live on the CDC website. The guidance is available in a PDF and HTML version,…