According to the CDC, an unknown number of people may have been exposed to RB51 from drinking the milk from a Pennsylvania dairy farm. This strain of Brucella is resistant to first-line drugs, specifically rifampin, one of the antibiotics that would typically be used to prevent or treat brucellosis.
Flu Vaccine Prevented 8,000 Deaths During 2017-2018 Flu Season, Study Finds
With vaccine hesitancy recently cited by the World Health Organization as one of the leading threats to global health, it’s hard to overemphasize the benefits of preventative vaccines, especially among children.
Hospital Adoption of CDC’s Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship Improves, but Many Still Struggle
States with more small, rural hospitals may face additional challenges when it comes to meeting ASP implementation goals, often due to limited resources.
How Public Health Policies Saved Citizens in St. Louis During the 1918 Flu Pandemic
If geography truly is destiny, this saying was never more true than during the influenza pandemic of 1918. Where you lived often determined if you survived, with high fatality rates in large cities, overcrowded military bases, and the congested refugee camps that housed the displaced during World War 1.
The Value of Diagnostics in Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance – A Public Health Problem
At this year’s World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress, Dr. Tristan Timbrook delivered a...