Journal of Infectious Diseases

Publisher
Oxford University Press
History
1904-present
Website
http://jid.oxfordjournals.org/
Impact factor
6.288 (2010)

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Latinx low-income workers hardest hit by SF COVID-19 surge

COVID-19 infections are once again rising at an alarming rate in San Francisco's Latinx community, predominantly among low-income essential workers, according to results of a massive community-based testing blitz conducted ...

Immunology

New research underscores the importance of the measles vaccine

As vaccines for COVID-19 begin to be distributed across the globe this week, new research from Western University underscores the importance of vaccination against the measles virus, another pathogen that has caused numerous ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 are detected up to 3 months after infection

A new study in health care workers led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) shows that IgA and IgM antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 decay quickly, while IgG antibody levels are maintained for at least three months ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Identification of the SARS-CoV-2 virus features that cause COVID-19

Features of the SARS-CoV-2 virus causing COVID-19, which could be useful for developing vaccines and treatment strategies, were identified using a nonhuman primate model developed at the Korea Research Institute of Bioscience ...

HIV & AIDS

New cause of inflammation in people with HIV identified

While current antiretroviral treatments for HIV are highly effective, data has shown that people living with HIV appear to experience accelerated aging and have shorter lifespans—by up to five to 10 years—compared to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Risk score predicts prognosis of outpatients with COVID-19

A new artificial intelligence-based score considers multiple factors to predict the prognosis of individual patients with COVID-19 seen at urgent care clinics or emergency departments. The tool, which was created by investigators ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists develop new way to test for COVID-19 antibodies

When Dr. Stephen Smith of Seattle Children's Research Institute came down with muscle aches, gastrointestinal distress and a sudden loss of smell in late February, he suspected he had COVID-19. The testing criteria had yet ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine narrows racial disparities in pneumococcal disease

In a major public health success, the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine PCV13, or Prevnar 13, in 2010 in the United States is associated with reduction in socioeconomic disparities and the near elimination of ...

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