Contagion, the nations leading digital and print resource dedicated to providing up-to-date, disease-specific information to health care practitioners and specialists in the field of infectious diseases, is celebrating its third anniversary by announcing its record-breaking growth over the course of 2018. Traffic to its digital platform nearly doubled year-over-year from 2017 to 2018.
We are so proud of the growth and success Contagion experienced for its third year of operation, said Michael J. Hennessy Jr, president of MJH Associates, parent company of Contagion. We will continue to work and grow as a premier trusted resource for timely infectious disease content.
The top-performing articles that contributed to its success include:
- Factors That Impact C Difficile Infection Recurrence
- What You Should Know About the Shingrix Vaccine for Shingles Prevention
- Influenza B Making a Surge in the United States
Jason Gallagher, PharmD, FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS, continues to lead the bimonthly print publication for a second year as editor-in-chief. In January, he announced the appointment of the 2019 section editors for the print publication, a lineup of medical professionals from esteemed institutions who will work alongside the editorial staff of Contagion to deliver timely information on recent medical developments and research within the evolving infectious disease community.
On February 22, Contagion will launch its #ContagionChat TweetChat. This special event will feature Dr. Gallagher, Contagions section editors, and leaders in the infectious disease community discussing how to treat gram-negative infections in the era of resistance.
Contagion is a fully integrated print and digital news publication that provides health care practitioners and aligned professionals with timely information and resources to improve patient outcomes and positively affect the identification, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious disease. It also incorporates the Outbreak Monitor, which provides real-time information about infectious disease outbreaks by geographical region. Contagion is part of MJH Associates Inc., a full-service health care communications company offering education, research and medical media.
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