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WHO Says Acute Hepatitis Cases in Children Now Reported in 11 Countries

Among 169 reported cases, at least one child has died; 17 children needed liver transplants

Guideline Issued for Preventing SSI After Major Extremity Trauma

AAOS developed 14 strong and moderate-strength recommendations to decrease surgical site infections after major extremity trauma

Bacterial culture plate holding in hand

CDC Launches Forecasting Center for Infectious Diseases

Goal of the Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics is to act as a 'National Weather Service' for infectious disease outbreaks

ACC: Infected CV Implantable Electronic Devices Often Not Removed

Although extraction within six days is linked to lower mortality, hardware not removed in 78.9 percent of patients with infected devices

Vaccination Offers Extra Protection After SARS-CoV-2 Infection

Two studies show additional protection against reinfection and COVID-19-linked hospitalization with vaccination

Risk, Burden of Diabetes Up After Acute SARS-CoV-2 Infection

Risks and burdens of postacute outcomes increased in graded manner based on COVID-19 severity

Nirsevimab Protects Against RSV in Late-Preterm, Term Infants

Single injection administered before RSV season protects from medically attended RSV-associated lower respiratory tract infection

Children, Adults Can Transmit SARS-CoV-2 to Household Contacts

Secondary infection risks were lower for primary cases aged 12 to 17 years compared with those aged 18 to 49 years

Signs/Symptoms May ID COVID-19 Even With Negative RT-PCR

Patients who repeatedly tested negative but had signs/symptoms of COVID-19 had similar seroprevalence as RT-PCR-confirmed cases

Odds of Severe, Critical COVID-19 Up With Vitamin D Deficiency

Patients with severe or critical disease more often had preinfection vitamin D deficiency than those with mild-to-moderate disease