IDSA, HIVMA and the American Academy of HIV Medicine call for antiretroviral treatment stewardship in hospital settings to support appropriate use of the drugs, in a paper published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.
IDSA recognizes the distinguished physicians and scientists from the United States and around the world who were elected this year to be Fellows of IDSA.
The IDSA Foundation has named Stephen E. Peeler, CFRE, as its executive director. The IDSA Foundation is the charitable arm of The Infectious Diseases Society of America, an 11,000-member society representing ID practitioners throughout the world.
The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol’s decision to withhold vaccinations against seasonal influenza from migrants in border detention facilities is a violation of the most basic principles of public health and human rights.
A CDC report on antibiotics use in health care U.S. healthcare settings show progress made in promoting appropriate use of infection-fighting drugs, but strengthened and continued efforts needed.
A new collection of articles highlighting the science and complexity of inclusion, diversity, access, and equity is now available online, part of an ongoing commitment to drive improvements within the field of infectious diseases and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA).
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) have extended the public comment period for the draft of their joint guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of Lyme disease for an additional 30 days.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Inpatient Prospective Payment System rule for the coming fiscal year will raise reimbursements for novel antibiotics, a meaningful step in confronting the threat of infections resistant to older medicines.
IDSA, HIVMA, SHEA and PIDS call for humane, evidenced-based border policies that reflect the science and adhere to ID prevention and treatment protocols.
The World Health Organization’s declaration today that the year-long Ebola crisis is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern is hoped to raise much-needed awareness and resources for preparedness and control efforts across the region.
IDSA has awarded 23 institutions the designation of Antimicrobial Stewardship Centers of Excellence (CoE).
IDSA Board Member Dr. Helen Boucher, FIDSA, described AMR challenges, solutions to members of the House Oversight and Reform National Security subcommittee in June 26 testimony, urging lawmakers to incentivize development of new antibiotics and protect existing ones.