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CDC issues interim guidance on measles infection control and prevention in health care

New government guidance covers what is acceptable evidence of immunity to measles and how to respond if health care personnel are exposed to the disease.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/07/30/4.htm
30 Jul 2019

Remain vigilant this ‘twindemic’ season

The CDC is anticipating a resumption of seasonal flu activity in the U.S., but the potential effects of the COVID-19 pandemic this year remain unknown.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2021/10/remain-vigilant-this-twindemic-season.htm
1 Oct 2021

CDC releases interim monkeypox guidance, reports epidemiologic and clinical characteristics

The interim guidance focused on prevention and treatment of monkeypox in persons with HIV infection. The most frequently reported signs and symptoms from recent cases of monkeypox in the U.S. include rash (100%), fever (63%), chills (59%), and lymphadenopathy (59%).
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/08/16/1.htm
16 Aug 2022

Patient website and infection control plan developed for outpatient oncology clinics

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is introducing two new educational resources as part of the Preventing Infections in Cancer Patients program.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2011/11/08/6.htm
8 Nov 2011

Trying to temper a 'twindemic'

This issue addressed the upcoming flu season amid the COVID-19 pandemic, policies around mammography, and medical tourism.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2021/10/trying-to-temper-a-twindemic.htm
1 Oct 2021

Palliative care for a pandemic

Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, discusses how palliative care can be applied to the COVID-19 pandemic.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/05/palliative-care-for-a-pandemic.htm
1 May 2020

Flu-like illnesses appeared to spread through primary care office visits

A new study's findings on the spread of influenza offered lessons on reopenings of outpatient clinics during the pandemic and the value of virtual visits for patients with suspected respiratory infections, the authors said.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/08/10/2.htm
10 Aug 2021

Working together to stop superbugs

The battle against antimicrobial resistance requires a broad line of attack, prompting the CDC to fund projects to expand regional efforts against multidrug-resistant organisms.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/02/working-together-to-stop-superbugs.htm
1 Feb 2020

New ACP resources on primary care reopening and recovery available

Resuming primary care is a key priority for supporting the U.S. health care system's capacity to manage and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/06/02/2.htm
2 Jun 2020

Answers and even more questions on COVID-19 vaccines

In a fourth forum from ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine, infectious disease experts Carlos del Rio, MD, FACP, Paul Sax, MD, and Deborah Cotton, MD, MPH, FACP, discussed COVID-19 vaccines and their implementation, as well as other aspects of the pandemic response.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/03/30/2.htm
30 Mar 2021

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