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Latest Infectious Disease News

4 Questions Patients Are Asking About the Zika Virus

The general population, in particular pregnant women and those planning a pregnancy, is becoming increasingly concerned about the possibility of the Zika virus spreading northward into the United States. Many […]

Glottic Carcinoma Can Be HPV-Related Disease in Young Adults

An increased incidence of glottic carcinoma related to human papillomavirus has been documented in recent years among young patients, according to a study published online Jan. 27 in the Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology.

Prenatal Fluconazole Exposure Increases Neonatal Risks

Maternal exposure to fluconazole during pregnancy may increase the risk for spontaneous abortion, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in CMAJ, the journal of the Canadian Medical Association.

Altered Gut Microbiome Seen in Patients With Active Lupus

The microbiome of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, particularly those with increased disease activity, has reduced taxonomic complexity, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.

Recombinant Zoster Vaccine Cost-Effective in Simulation

Vaccination with recombinant zoster vaccine seems cost-effective under a wide range of conditions, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.