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Neurologic Complications of Smallpox and Monkeypox
Reported neurologic complications of monkeypox include headaches and mood disturbances, and more rarely, encephalitis, transverse myelitis, and seizures. Historically neurologic complications of smallpox include encephalitis, transverse myelitis, and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis among others. Of concern is the possibility of viral persistence and systemic complications in immunocompromised individuals. Monkeypox should be considered when these neurologic symptoms are seen in high-risk populations.
Neurology September 26th 2022
COVID-19-Associated Hospitalizations Among Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Adults 18 Years or Older in 13 US States, January 2021 to April 2022
In this cross-sectional study of US adults hospitalized with COVID-19 during January 2022 to April 2022, hospitalization rates from COVID were 10.5 times higher in unvaccinated persons and 2.5 times higher in vaccinated persons with no booster dose, respectively, compared with those who had received a booster dose.
Allergy & Immunology September 20th 2022
ACIP: Updated Vaccine Guidance for the 2022-2023 Influenza Season
All vaccines are expected to be quadrivalent. Included in the update are expanded approval for Flucelvax Quadrivalent, administration adjustments for Afluria Quadrivalent, and higher dose vaccines for those 65 years old and older.
All Specialties September 13th 2022
A Persistent Challenge: Managing HIV Multidrug Resistance
After completing this activity, participants will be better equipped to discuss the major difficulties in managing MDR HIV and to illustrate the promise of both existing and forthcoming MDR HIV medicines.
Clinical Pharmacology September 8th 2022
To Poke or Not to Poke
A 66-year-old male presented with a 5-day history of progressive shortness of breath,right-sided pleurisy, and productive cough. He also has night sweats and malaise, but nofevers, chills, or hemoptysis. Review his medical history and choose your course ofaction.
Emergency Medicine August 17th 2022
Duration of Symptoms and Association with Positive Home Rapid Antigen Test Results After Infection with SARS-CoV-2
These data suggest that a negative rapid antigen test in individuals with residualsymptoms could provide reassurance about ending isolation.
Allergy & Immunology August 17th 2022