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Suggested Publications

Sex differences in immune response
Professor Katie Flanagan, Chair of WAidid working group on basic immunology, suggests this week the article Sex differences in immune responses, published in October 2016 on Nature Review Immunology.
SUMMARY: Males and females differ in their i...
The new "shorter" regimen for MDR TB
The article of this week, Faster for less: the new “shorter” regimen for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, published on the European Respiratory Journal, is suggested by professor Giovanni Battista Migliori, Chair of WAidid working group ...
Shorter antimicrobial treatment for AOM
The reading WAidid suggests this week is a recent article published on NEJM, Shortened Antimicrobial Treatment for Acute Otitis Media in Young Children, analyzing the possibility of limiting the duration of antimicrobial treatment in order ...
Norovirus in Latin America
This week, Professor Miguel O'Ryan, WAidid board member, suggests the article recently appeared on The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal Norovirus in Latin America: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis aiming at estimating the role of nor...
RSV disease severity in children
The article we suggest this week - Nasopharyngeal Microbiota, Host Transcriptome, and Disease Severity in Children with Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection, published last November on Am J Respir Crit Care Med - aims at assessing whether speci...
Kawasaki Disease in Portugal
The reading WAidid recommends this week is a recent article published on Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2016 Nov 30, "Twelve Years of Kawasaki Disease in Portugal: Epidemiology in Hospitalized Children".
SUMMARY:Kawasaki disease (KD) is a...
The fecal virome of South and Central American children
This week WAidid suggests an article published on Archives of Virology, The fecal virome of South and Central American children with diarrhea includes small circular DNA viral genomes of unknown origin.
SUMMARY:The known diversity of small circ...
Rotavirus Serum IgA Immune Response
This week, Professor Miguel O'Ryan, WAidid board member, suggests the article recently appeared on PIDJ Rotavirus Serum IgA Immune Response in Children Receiving Rotarix Coadministered With bOPV or IPV
SUMMARY:The World Health Organization (WHO) cur...
Microbiota and neurological diseases
The article we suggest this week has been published recently on the Journal of tanslational medicine: "Microbiota and neurologic diseases: potential effects of probiotics".
SUMMARY: In recent years, the gut microbiota have emerged as...
Antiretroviral therapy for perinatal HIV prevention
The reading WAidid suggests this week is a recent article published on NEJM, Benefits and Risks of Antiretroviral Therapy for Perinatal HIV Prevention. The article reports a trial called PROMISE (Promoting Maternal and Infant Survival Every...
WHO Global tuberculosis report 2016
Professor Giovanni Battista Migliori, Chair of WAidid working group on tuberculosis, suggests this week the recently published annual report on tuberculosis of the World Health Organization.
SUMMARY: 
The main aim of the report is to provide a...
Malaria mortality in Africa 1990-2015
The article WAidid suggests this week - Mapping Plasmodium falciparum Mortality in Africa between 1990 and 2015 - combines the data from Malaria Atlas Project and the Global Burden of Disease Study to estimate malaria mortality across sub-S...
Guillain–Barré Syndrome Associated with Zika
The article we suggest this week, called "Guillain–Barré Syndrome Associated with Zika Virus Infection in Colombia", was published last week on NEJM and explores the correlation between Guillain–Barré syndrome and&...
A measles outbreak in Ohio
This week, WAidid suggests "A Measles Outbreak in an Underimmunized Amish Community in Ohio", an article published on NEJM describing epidemiologic features of an outbreak of measles in Ohio and exploring the effect of public health responses on...
Nasal High-Flow Therapy
This week WAidid suggests the article published in September on NEJM "Nasal High-Flow Therapy for Primary Respiratory Support in Preterm Infants", reporting an international, multicenter, randomized, noninferiority trial to test the ef...
Sex differences in immunity
The reading WAidid suggests this week is a recent correspondence appeared in Nature about the importance of sex differences in  immunity: Sexes deal differently with infection, by Sara Reardon
SUMMARY:The immune systems of men an...
Countering Vaccine Hesitancy
The reading WAidid suggests this week in an article signed by WAidid board member, professor Kathryn Edwards, and Jesse M. Hackell and published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, "Countering Vaccine Hesitancy".
SUMMARY:Immunizations h...
Immunogenicity of a Meningococcal B Vaccine during a University Outbreak
This week WAidid suggests a recent study from The New England Journal of Medicine (07/21/16) that tried to identify the immune responses induced by a multicomponent meningococcal serogroup B vaccine
SUMMARY:In the United States, meningococcal d...
Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infections in Children
Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infections in Children: An Italian Retrospective Multicenter Study is an article about a health problem of major concern promoted by SITIP - the Italian Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases. It w...
1st WAidid Congress on Hum. Vaccin. Immunother.
In the article that we suggest this week, which was published on Human Vaccines and Immunotherapy, Professor Susanna Esposito, president WAidid, illustrates the protagonists and contents of the 1st WAidid biennial Congress, held in Milan la...
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