Medical Health Cluster


HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Persons with Monkeypox

Summary What is already known about this topic? In the current global monkeypox outbreak, HIV infection and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are highly prevalent among persons with monkeypox. What is added by this report? Among 1,969 persons with monkeypox in eight U.S. jurisdictions, 38% had HIV infection, and 41% had […]

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Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Transmitted Between Dogs and Cats and their Owners

Healthy pet dogs and cats could be transmitting both antibiotic-resistant bacteria and genes involved in bacterial resistance to their owners, according to new research from the UK and Portugal. The preprint, but peer reviewed, study findings, to be presented at this year’s European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases […]

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