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Mar 21, 2012

Mar 21, 2012

IDSA: Antibiotics not needed for most sinus infections

(CIDRAP News) – More than 90% of sinus infections are caused by viruses and should not be treated with antibiotics, a common practice that can increase bacterial resistance to the drugs, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) said in new guidelines released today.

Aug 02, 2013

Aug 02, 2013

News Scan for Aug 02, 2013

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Meningococcal vaccine for babies
Broad-spectrum antibiotic overuse

Oct 23, 2013

Oct 23, 2013

News Scan for Oct 23, 2013

Meningococcal vaccine option for babies
Drug-resistant bacteria in the ICU

Jan 07, 2014

Jan 07, 2014

News Scan for Jan 07, 2014

NDM-producing E coli outbreak
Meningitis vaccine IND
Drop in MRSA rates

Feb 04, 2014

Feb 04, 2014

News Scan for Feb 04, 2014

MERS death in UAE
UCSB meningitis vaccination
Compounding-pharmacy risks
Antimicrobial use in Europe

Mar 10, 2014

Mar 10, 2014

News Scan for Mar 10, 2014

NDM antibiotic resistance
Measles outbreaks
Climate change and malaria
Meningitis in Uganda

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