Tag: CDC

UPMC Leaders Weigh in on Third Dose Pfizer Boosters

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently issued new guidance about third dose boosters of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to guide which populations should receive a booster next.   The CDC recommends:  • people 65 years and older and residents in… Read more

Get Smart About Antibiotic Resistance

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), antibiotic resistance is possibly the most important infectious disease threat people face. While antibiotics are… Read more

In the News: What is Ricin?

Just days after explosions rocked the finish of the Boston Marathon, a letter sent to President Obama this week has tested positive for ricin, a… Read more