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NICE recommends NHS use of Vosevi in chronic hepatitis C.- AbbVie.

In final guidelines, NICE has given approval for the use of Vosevi (sofosbuvir + velpatasvir + voxilaprevir), from Gilead Sciences,...

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Data presented to US CDC shows Fluarix Quadrivalent efficacy against influenza in young children.- GlaxoSmithKline.

GlaxoSmithKline presented at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices meeting that Fluarix Quadrivalent...

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FDA gives tentative approval for dolutegravir + emtricitabine + tenofovir alafenamide in HIV/AIDS.- Mylan.

Mylan N.V. announced receipt of tentative approval from the FDA under the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)...

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Guidelines

Guidelines on Urological Infections

Due to the increasing threat of resistant pathogens worldwide, it has become imperative to limit the use of antibiotics, and...

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2015 UK national guideline for the management of infection with Chlamydia trachomatis

This guideline offers recommendations on the diagnostic tests, treatment regimens and health promotion principles needed for the effective management of...

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Tuberculosis

This guideline covers preventing, identifying and managing latent and active tuberculosis (TB) in children, young people and adults. It aims...

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Journal articles

Pseudomonas aeruginosa in cystic fibrosis patients with c.1652G›A (G551D)-CFTR treated with ivacaftor-Changes in microbiological parameters.

The CFTR potentiator, ivacaftor (IVA), has been widely used in the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients with the G551D mutation. To date, there has been limited information on the microbiological status...

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Letermovir Prophylaxis for Cytomegalovirus in Hematopoietic-Cell Transplantation.

Background: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection remains a common complication after allogeneic hematopoietic-cell transplantation. Letermovir is an antiviral drug that inhibits the CMV-terminase complex.

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Letermovir: First Global Approval.

Letermovir (Prevymis™) is an orally or intravenously administered cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA terminase complex inhibitor being developed by Merck & Co., Inc., under a global license from AiCuris Anti-infective Cures GmbH.

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Clinical trials

A Dose Ranging Safety and Immunogenicity Study of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Biologicals' GSK1557484A Vaccine in Children 6 to Less Than 36 Months of Age

The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and immunogenicity of different formulations of GSK Biologicals' influenza candidate...

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Clinical and Virological Efficacy of Pegylated Interferon Alpha in the Treatment of Rhinovirus Infection in Patients With Primary Hypogammaglobulinemia: Randomized Controlled Trial (Hypogamma Int1)

The study will investigate the efficacy and safety of subcutaneous interferon alpha -2a to eradicate rhinovirus in patients with primary...

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Safety and Immunogenicity of Norovirus GI.1/GII.4 Bivalent Virus-Like Particle Vaccine in an Elderly Population

The purpose of this study is to further develop a formulation and dose regimen of the norovirus GI.1/GII.4 bivalent virus-like...

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Bad smells are good

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Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

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Virologist-turned-Science Writer, Dr. Heather Lander, discusses the emergence of Zika virus and what we know so far.

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What is Tropical Medicine?

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At first sight this seems a question with an obvious response and not one that requires much debate in this blog. However, the answer may be more complex than it initially appears and may benefit from further exploration.

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