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Worldwide Map Documents Rotavirus Risk
Michigan State University (MSU) researchers have created the first map to predict rotavirus (RV) prevalence on a global scale.
A novel virus from Peru and the Republic of Congo called enterovirus C105 is now suspected in last year's wave of mysterious cases of sudden childhood paralysis.
More than 262 million courses of antibiotics were prescribed to outpatients in the US in 2011, translating to nearly 842 courses per 1,000 patients each year.
Additional years of secondary schooling provide a cost-effective HIV prevention measure in Botswana, according to a study published online June 28 in The Lancet Global Health.

The amount of money paid for expensive new hepatitis C drug treatments skyrocketed in the first quarter of 2015, according to a report released by Express Scripts.
US internal medicine (IM) residents report varying knowledge and practice of high-value care (HVC), according to research published online June 16 in Academic Medicine.

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) may not be a new concept, but coming up with novel strategies to stop its progression is only becoming increasingly critical.

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