The Governor of Indiana has declared a public health emergency in Scott County due to an HIV outbreak that has become an epidemic.
Patients with Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) are twice as likely to be readmitted to the hospital compared to patients without this infection, according to a new research.
The White House has released a comprehensive national strategy that identifies necessary action steps for key Federal departments and agencies to combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
A rare genetic mutation may explain why a small number of otherwise healthy children require hospitalization for severe influenza disease, reports a new case study appearing in the journal Science.
The mosquito-borne alphavirus chikungunya virus is predicted to soon spread to the United States from areas like the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, and South America but treatment options are limited, reports a review article in the New England Journal of Medicine.