The Infectious Diseases Society of America’s (IDSA) Foundation is thrilled to announce the winners of the IDea Incubator, a pitch-style competition held this year in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS at the first IDWeek conference held virtually.
The executive order signed last week that strips protections from our nation’s civil service workforce comes at a time when the critical role of career staff in guiding federal responses to public health needs could not be more clear.
A paper jointly published in Clinical Infectious Diseases and the Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases describes how the frontline experiences and perspectives of infectious diseases and HIV health care professionals have made pivotal differences to critical public health responses, from informing domestic and global efforts to prevent and contain pandemics
New research shows a widespread increase in antibiotic use across Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities during the initial surge of COVID-19 cases, abruptly reversing steady reductions over the prior four years, according to a new study being presented at IDWeek 2020.
New research from a team of experts in Chicago shows a significant increase in the number of patients with acute HIV infections who sought treatment in their emergency department, possibly out of a fear of COVID-19, according to a study being presented at IDWeek 2020. Routine tests for HIV went down during this period.
A first-time study to measure whether adolescents are completing the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-recommended vaccination schedule, excluding influenza vaccine, determined that just 30.6% of the nation’s 17-year-olds had received all vaccines, according to data being presented at IDWeek 2020.
Anthony Fauci, M.D., FIDSA, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, kicked off this year’s premier virtual infectious diseases conference with an overview of the public health and scientific challenges of COVID-19 in the United States. Login to this year’s program now.