Infectious Diseases Society of America’s IDWeek
Infections due to injection drug use are on the rise, in keeping with the trends of the US opioid epidemic. In a recent study, researchers examined how injection practices and risk factors impact hepatitis C virus exposure.
In a study presented at IDWeek 2020, researchers investigated the safety and effectiveness of a pentavalent meningococcal disease vaccine.
Influenza vaccination is important for all individuals. But it is unknown whether demographic differences in vaccination rates exist and whether the differences are affected by HIV status. In a recent study, researchers examined whether race, age, gender, and HIV status influenced influenza vaccination rates.
At IDWeek 2018, researchers presented their findings on how patients who had received a kidney transplant and who are on an immunosuppressive therapy react to the nonlive adjuvanted recombinant zoster vaccine.