As societies of infectious diseases physicians, scientists, public health practitioners and frontline health providers, we recognize the need to balance concerns surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic with community concerns
As the number of COVID-19 cases in the United States continues to climb, the Infectious Diseases Society of America and its HIV Medicine Association implore the public to take the only simple and effective steps we have to slow the spread of the coronavirus and save lives – key among them, wear a mask.
A newer therapy that acts like a Trojan horse to attack bacteria should be reserved for patients with certain treatment-refractory lung infections, according to updated nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) pulmonary disease guidelines released by the IDSA, the American Thoracic Society (ATS), the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (ESCMID).
As businesses, restaurants, and other public spaces re-open, here are things you can do to protect yourself and others from the novel coronavirus, the virus that causes COVID-19.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge health care professionals across the nation, the IDSA and the CDC have partnered to build connections across health care disciplines and to provide access to the latest information on fighting the disease that has ended the lives of more than 100,000 Americans and affected even more.
Reports that the White House may be considering significantly reducing the role of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are deeply concerning. America remains at the center of a global pandemic and needs well-established, credible scientists—not political appointees—informing public health decisions.