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ECCMID becomes ESCMID Global

ECCMID 2024 is coming up soon and now it has a new name ESCMID Global.

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ESCMID-GLG AMR event

We are once again hosting a high-level event in partnership with the Global Leaders Group on AMR as part of ECCMID 2024.

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New look but the same ESCMID! 

ESCMID has a new look and feel, but don’t worry we are still the same society championing medical excellence.


Open call for Funded Observerships 

The application period for Funded Observerships is now open and will close on 15 May. Be sure to apply today!

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ESCMID Courses 2024 

Discover all of the upcoming ESCMID Courses & Workshops here. You can register to join, apply for attendance grants and plan out your year of learnings now.

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CMI Communications 

ESCMID has launched our first fully open-access journal dedicated to better serving our members and innovating in the publication sector. Learn more about the mission and open calls.

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UK/Portuguese study strongly suggests antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” are being passed from cats and dogs to their owners

April 13, 2024

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ChatGPT could help reduce vaccine hesitancy and provide helpful advice on STIs

April 11, 2024

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Novel automatic toilet flushing device reduces bacterial contamination on bathroom surfaces

April 6, 2024

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Recent contact with young children linked to trebling of risk of over-60s acquiring pneumonia-causing bacteria

April 4, 2024

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Study finds association between TB infection and increased risk of various cancers

April 1, 2024

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Study shows Mpox (monkeypox) antibodies wane within a year of vaccination

March 31, 2024

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Case report from Austria shows mpox breakthrough infection in man who had received both vaccine doses

March 31, 2024

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Swedish study indicates a significant decline of neutralising antibodies to monkeypox virus already during the first month after vaccination

March 31, 2024

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Scientists have a new tool in the race to improve the diagnosis and prognosis of sepsis

March 30, 2024

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Individuals with multiple sclerosis face substantially greater risk of hospitalisation and death from COVID-19, despite high rates of vaccination

March 29, 2024

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STIs in older adults

March 28, 2024

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HIV in developed countries

March 28, 2024

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Study finds that for each 10% increase of certain bacteria type in the gut microbiome, the risk of hospitalisation for infections falls by up to a quarter

March 23, 2024

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HIV in cell culture can be completely eliminated using CRISPR-Cas gene editing technology, increasing hopes of cure

March 20, 2024

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Long COVID ‘indistinguishable’ from other post-viral syndromes a year after infection

March 15, 2024

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Elsevier partners with ESCMID to launch a new Open Access journal in microbiology and infectious disease: CMI Communications

March 11, 2024

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Optimising preventive measures to stop surgical infections – why are we doing what we are doing?

February 29, 2024

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Knowing when you can return to work or send your child back to school/nursery – personalised care for influenza and flu-like illness

February 29, 2024

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Artificial intelligence has huge potential in infection control, as long as the right questions are asked and safeguards are in place

February 28, 2024

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How artificial intelligence could improve speed and accuracy of response to infectious disease outbreaks in hospitals, and even prevent them

February 28, 2024

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ESCMID Weekly News

The Weekly News include the most recent announcements and upcoming events of the Society. The news are sent every week to regular ESCMID and affiliated members as well as collaborators.


ESCMID Weekly News – 2 April 2024

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ESCMID Weekly News – 26 March 2024

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ESCMID Weekly News – 19 March 2024

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ESCMID Weekly News – 12 March 2024

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ESCMID Weekly News – 5 March 2024

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ESCMID Weekly News – February 27, 2024

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ESCMID Weekly News – February 20, 2024

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ESCMID Weekly News – February 13, 2024

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ESCMID Weekly News – February 6, 2024

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ESCMID Weekly News – January 30, 2024

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ESCMID Weekly News – January 23, 2024

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ESCMID Weekly News – January 16, 2024

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ESCMID Weekly News – January 9, 2024

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ESCMID Weekly News – January 2, 2024

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