Daily Archives: October 2, 2019

IDWeek 2019: In New York measles epidemic, the struggle to prevent, detect and respond to outbreaks comes home

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WASHINGTON, DC – At a session before this conference opened today, Dr. Jane Zucker of New York City’s health department asked for a show of hands. How many of those in the audience that almost filled the wide and long combined Salon G and H, had seen a case of measles, she wanted to know. […]

A “Big IDea” takes infectious disease education and advocacy to Washington

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A day before the opening of the  joint annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, the HIV Medical Association, and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society in Washington, DC, about 70 infectious diseases and HIV specialists, researchers and clinicians came to town for a day of educating their […]