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The role and impact of commensal and pathogenic fungi in different parts of the human body are being increasingly appreciated, unveiling the importance of such microorganisms in human health.

Properly worn, it’s vastly superior against Omicron. Say it loud and ramp up its availability.

Americans run “mini fossil fuel plants” in their homes. It’s time for change.

Identification of mcr-1-positive multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli isolates from clinical samples in Shanghai, China

3.9% of fecal samples from clinical settings in Shanghai were mcr-1-positive E. coli strains.

Imported Monkeypox case Reported in Maryland

Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are collaborating with the Maryland Department of Health and other health partners to investigate a case of monkeypox in a traveler who returned to the United States from Nigeria.

Using new technology to combat pathogens.

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

When a health facility's "quality and safety climate or culture" values hand hygiene and infection prevention and control (IPC), this results in both patients and health workers feeling protected and cared for. 

Diet, Gut Microbes, and Immunity

Research in mice shows how diet alters immune system function through a gut microbeThe cliché “you are what you eat” has been used for hundreds of years to illustrate the link between diet and health. Now, an international team of researchers has found the molecular proof of this concept, demonstrating how diet ultimately affects immunity through the gut microbiome.

Progressive Increase in Virulence of Novel SARS-CoV-2 Variants in Ontario, Canada

​​​​​​​The period from February to June 2021 was one during which initial wild-type SARS-CoV-2 strains were supplanted in Ontario, Canada, first by variants of concern (VOC) with the N501Y mutation (Alpha/B1.1.17, Beta/B.1.351 and Gamma/P.1 variants), and then by the Delta/B.1.617 variant.

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