IDSA and ID in the News
As part of a series of interviews with a mentor/mentee pair, TheBodyPRO spoke with Curt G. Beckwith, MD, FIDSA, associate professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases with the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and his mentee, IDSA member Sugi Min, a third-year medical student at the Alpert Medical School. Both have an interest in clinical research focused on improving the diagnosis, treatment, and longitudinal care of HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) infection among substance users, particularly those in the criminal justice system. Read more: Optimizing HIV and Hepatitis C Continuum of Care Outcomes for Criminal Justice-Involved Populations.
This is just one of the several news pieces that IDSA and our member spokespersons contributed to, in addition to others highlighted below.
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- Health: Herpes Simplex 1 vs. Herpes Simplex 2—and Why the Difference Matters. (Anna Wald, MD, FIDSA)
- Infectious Diseases in Children: Advice for parents: ‘No reason to panic’ over AFM (Amesh Adalja, MD, FIDSA)
- WebMD: McDonald's Says It Will Trim Antibiotics in Beef (Aaron Glatt, MD, FIDSA)
Coverage of IDSA/HIVMA Statements and News Releases:
The Journal of Infectious Diseases (JID) news release “Cancer Patients Face Higher Risk for Shingles, New Vaccines Hold Promise for Prevention,” published Thursday, Dec. 13 was covered by Science Magazine: Cancer patients face higher risk for shingles, new vaccines hold promise for prevention, the United Press International: People with cancer have higher shingles risk, study says, and 21 other sources.