Thursday, January 4, 2018

MedPage Today - 2018: What's Next in Infectious Diseases?

2018: What's Next in Infectious Diseases?
Antibiotics, opioids, and the flu top expert predictions
by Molly Walker, Staff Writer, MedPage Today
January 04, 2018

The field of infectious diseases is certainly not immune to the opioid epidemic. Myron Cohen, MD, of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, said that "infections and the opioid crisis" could be a major issue in the coming year

..... opioid epidemic will likely continue to drive new HIV and hepatitis C infections, which have the potential to affect pregnant women and newborn babies. Back in May, the CDC found that the rate of maternal HCV infection nearly doubled from 2009 to 2014....

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