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FDA warns about rare occurrence of serious liver injury with use of hepatitis C medicines Mavyret, Zepatier, and Vosevi in some patients with advanced liver disease
https://www.fda.gov/drugs/drug-safety-and-availability/fda-warns-about-rare-occurrence-serious-liver-injury-use-hepatitis-c-medicines-mavyret-zepatier-and

Aug 27th, 2019 - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received reports that the use of Mavyret, Zepatier, or Vosevi to treat chronic hepatitis C in patients with moderate to severe liver impairment has resulted in rare cases of worsening liver function or liver failure. All these medicines contain a hepatitis C virus (HCV) protease inhibitor and are not indicated for use in patients with moderate to sever...

County of Rockland, New York :: Measles Information
http://rocklandgov.com/departments/health/measles-information/

Aug 25th, 2019 - 2018 - 2019 Measles Outbreak in Rockland County: As of August 26, 2019, there are 312* confirmed reported cases of measles in Rockland County. *On Monday, August 26, 2019, 16 historical cases of measles were added to the current total. These cases occurred between early February 2019 and mid-May 2019.

Influenza vaccines — United States, 2019–20 influenza season | CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/flu/professionals/vaccines.htm

Aug 21st, 2019 - A chart of recommended available 2016-17 influenza vaccines by type and manufacturer - CDC

Treating Hepatitis C in the Family Medicine Office
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0815/p248.html
American Family Physician;

Aug 14th, 2019 - Patient story about being diagnosed with hepatitis C and successful treatment by family doctor.

FDA warns consumers about the dangerous and potentially life threating side effects of Miracle Mineral Solution
https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-warns-consumers-about-dangerous-and-potentially-life-threating-side-effects-miracle-mineral

Aug 11th, 2019 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to purchase or drink a product sold online as a medical treatment due to a recent rise in reported health issues. Since 2010, the FDA has warnedExternal Link Disclaimer consumers about the dangers of Miracle or Master Mineral Solution, Miracle Mineral Supplement, MMS, Chlorine Dioxide (CD) Protocol, Water Purification Solution (WPS)...

Cochrane for Clinicians: Vaccines for Preventing Influenza in Healthy Children, Healthy Adults, and Older Adults
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0801/p143.html
American Family Physician;

Jul 31st, 2019 - Clinical Question Do influenza vaccines reduce the risk of influenza in healthy children, healthy adults, and older adults? Evidence-Based Answer Influenza vaccination reduces rates of laboratory-confirmed influenza and symptomatic influenza-like illness in healthy children, healthy adults, and older adults. There is no consistent evidence that influenza vaccination reduces school absentee...

Multistate Outbreak of Listeriosis Associated with Packaged Leafy Green Salads, United States and Canada, 2015–2016
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/25/8/18-0761_article

Jul 31st, 2019 - We investigated an outbreak of listeriosis detected by whole-genome multilocus sequence typing and associated with packaged leafy green salads. Nineteen cases were identified in the United States during July 5, 2015–January 31, 2016; isolates from case-patients were closely related (median difference 3 alleles, range 0–16 alleles). Of 16 case-patients interviewed, all reported salad consumption...

Sodium–Glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibitors and the Risk for Severe Urinary Tract Infections: A Population-Based Cohort Study
https://annals.org/aim/article-abstract/2739786/sodium-glucose-cotransporter-2-inhibitors-risk-severe-urinary-tract-infections
Annals of Internal Medicine;

Jul 29th, 2019 - Background: Prior studies evaluating risk for severe urinary tract infections (UTIs) with sodium–glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors have reported conflicting findings. Objective: To assess whether patients initiating use of SGLT-2 inhibitors were at increased risk for severe UTI events compared with those initiating use of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors or glucagon-like...

The Family Physician’s Role in the Prevention of Measles
https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/MeaslesEditorial.pdf
American Family Physician;

Jul 28th, 2019 - Measles is one of the most highly transmissible diseases, with 90% of unvaccinated persons infected after contact.1 In 2000, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declared that measles was eliminated in the United States, but that elimination status may be revoked if the current chain of measles transmission and outbreaks continues for one year, through the fall of 2019. As ...

Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Pregnant Women US Preventive Services Task Force Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2738558
JAMA

Jul 22nd, 2019 - Screening for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection during pregnancy identifies women whose infants are at risk of perinatal transmission. Data from a nationally representative sample showed a prevalence of maternal HBV infection of 85.8 cases per 100 000 deliveries from 1998 to 2011 (0.09% of live-born singleton deliveries in the United States). Although there are guidelines for universal infant H...

Hepatitis B Screening in Pregnant Women A Perspective on the New USPSTF Recommendations
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2738527
JAMA

Jul 22nd, 2019 - Contemporary clinicians who provide obstetric care acknowledge screening of pregnant women for perinatally transmissible infectious diseases as a routine component of prenatal care,1 although this has not always been the case. For example, prenatal screening for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection only began to be discussed after rigorous trials conducted in the 1970s and 1980s in high-endemic ar...

City of El Paso- Measles Information
http://www.elpasotexas.gov/health/public%20health/current-events/measles-information

Jul 17th, 2019 - Measles is one of the most easily transmitted viruses known to man. It spreads via the respiratory system – much like influenza and TB. An infected person coughs the virus and others inhale it. The measles virus remains infectious in the air up to two hours after the infectious individual has left the area.

FDA Approves Merck’s RECARBRIO™ (imipenem, cilastatin, and relebactam) For the Treatment of Adults with Complicated Urinary Tract and Complicated Intra-Abdominal Bacterial Infections Where Limited ...
https://www.mrknewsroom.com/news-release/prescription-medicine-news/fda-approves-mercks-recarbrio-imipenem-cilastatin-and-releba

Jul 16th, 2019 - Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved RECARBRIO™ (imipenem, cilastatin, and relebactam) for injection, 1.25 grams, a new combination antibacterial. RECARBRIO is indicated in patients 18 years of age and older who have limited or no alternative treatment options, for the treatment of comp...

Guidance for Providers Caring for Women and Men Of Reproductive Age with Possible Zika Virus Exposure
https://www.asrm.org/globalassets/asrm/asrm-content/news-and-publications/practice-guidelines/for-non-members/guidance_for_providers_zika_virus_exposure.pdf

Jul 15th, 2019 - This is an update of the ASRM Zika virus guidance for providers that addresses the care of non-pregnant patients desiring pregnancy, originally released in September 2016 and updated in August 2018. This revised document reflects the changes that the CDC has made on its Blood and Tissue Safety webpage to more clearly communicate epidemiological information about the risk of Zika virus infect...

Meningitis Workup
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/232915-workup

Jul 15th, 2019 - The diagnostic challenges in patients with clinical findings of meningitis are as follows: Early identification and treatment of patients with acute bacterial meningitis Assessing whether a treatable central nervous system (CNS) infection is present in those with suspected subacute or chronic meningitis Identifying the causative organism

Statistics & Maps | Eastern Equine Encephalitis | CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/easternequineencephalitis/tech/epi.html

Jul 9th, 2019 - Eastern Equine Encephalitis is a rare disease that is caused by a virus spread by infected mosquitoes

Shingles | Resources and References | Herpes Zoster | CDC<
https://www.cdc.gov/shingles/resources-refs.html

Jul 1st, 2019 - Shingles resources and references include Shingrix and Zostavax vaccination recommendations, as well as disease- and vaccine-related resources and articles.

HIV Infection and AIDS Differential Diagnoses
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/211316-differential

Jun 30th, 2019 - Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection should be considered in any patient with unusual or recurrent serious infections without another cause, especially in those with risk factors for HIV infection.

HIV Risk Behaviors | HIV Risk and Prevention Estimates | HIV Risk and Prevention | HIV/AIDS | CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/estimates/riskbehaviors.html

Jun 30th, 2019 - This page provides information on the estimated per-act probability of acquiring HIV from an infected source.

Shingles | Surveillance, Trends, Deaths | Herpes Zoster | CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/shingles/surveillance.html

Jun 30th, 2019 - Learn more about shingles surveillance, including shingles hospitalizations, trends, and vaccination rates