There are numerous similarities between polio and COVID-19. Fear and anxiety is gripping the entire world. Public health measures have been implemented, social distancing has been put into effect, and the use of face masks is ubiquitous.
In this Editorial, Shobha Swaminathan, MD, writes about the shift from desperation and fear regarding HIV/AIDS in the 1980s to optimism and hope today.
Miklos P. Salgo, PhD, MD discusses lessons learned during the 1918 influenza pandemic, which, despite involving a different virus with worldwide spread occurring without the help of international jet travel, are still relevant to coronavirus in 2020.
In this commentary, Michael B. Grosso, MD, writes about the history of vaccine hesitancy, how hesitancy has affected the use of the human papillomavirus vaccine, and what you can do to reduce hesitancy in your practice.
Robin K. Avery, MD, writes about the 7 clinical trials in viral diseases that may change the way cytomegalovirus infection is treated in transplant recipients and how immunizations affect immunocompromised hosts.
In this Pediatrics Top Paper, Jessica Tomaszewski, MD, writes about a new review of HPV prevalence data in the United States that compares the pre-vaccine era to the post-vaccine era.
Drs Carlos Arango and Jennifer Andrews from the University of Florida reflect on a 1961 Consultant article about when to prescribe antibiotics to children.
JH is a 67-year-old man with a history of hypertension and depression who presents dysuria, increased urinary frequency, and suprapubic pain.
The white blood cell count is normal, so does the patient have viral pneumonia or bacterial pneumonia?
Dr Diana Finkel explains how telehealth has impacted her care for patients with HIV in a correctional facility.