People on dialysis for kidney disease are 100 times more likely to have Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections than other people.
The more transmissible XBB.1.5 Omicron subvariant continues to gain ground in all US regions.
Of 1,981 COVID-positive women, 44.0% developed long COVID, of whom 87.0% reported symptoms lasting at least 2 months.
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The Influenza Vaccines R&D Roadmap Initative
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