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By Adam Hochron
Efforts to combat the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa have gone global as Japan recently announced efforts to provide medical assistance to the cause.
Hospital and health care providers should follow the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendations for care of patients with Ebola, according to an ideas and opinions piece published online Aug. 21 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Healthcare workers in poor nations often do not have enough protective gear to keep them safe from being infected with blood-borne viruses such as Ebola and HIV, according to a study published online Aug. 8 in Tropical Medicine & International Health.
By Adam Hochron
CDC Director Thomas Frieden, MD, visited Liberia to assess ongoing efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak and reported that the current prevention and treatment response has unable to stop the virus from spreading.
By Jacquelyn Gray
Although HIV-negative gay and bisexual men in committed relationships often cite intimacy as a reason to forgo using condoms, it's also the same reason they use antiretroviral medications to prevent getting HIV.
Restrictive and non-solicitation covenants are valid and can be enforced, according to an article published Aug. 5 in Medical Economics.
For as much as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been in the news lately, a recent survey shows there is still more work to be done when it comes to educating the American public about the risks of the disease.
Ways for physicians to remain in independent practice are highlighted in an article published Aug. 7 in Medical Economics.
By Adam Hochron
One-pill regiment includes abacavir, dolutegravir and lamivudine.
By Rohit Bhalla, DO
Infectious disease specialist discusses the intricacies of the deadly virus
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