Data from a hospital safety group show that over 85% of US hospitals have cut the rates of hospital-acquired infections in the last year.
In Gaza, health officials are already seeing spikes in diarrheal illnesses, upper respiratory infections, and skin conditions.
The studies examined trends in hospitalized patients, and the authors said the findings support the need for better infection-prevention strategies in the region.
The latest Gates Foundation funds support mRNA vaccine production in Africa and other lower-income regions.
MD Anderson Cancer Center saw declines in the incidence rate of several healthcare-associated infections during the first 2 years of the pandemic.
Infections rose amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with a concerning increase in community-onset cases and newer mechanisms of resistance.
A systematic review finds that room disinfection with ultraviolet-C has little impact on healthcare-associated multidrug-resistant infections.
US medical experts recommend avoiding the use of indwelling catheters and promptly removing catheters that are no longer needed.
A cluster of carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa cases at an Idaho hospital was linked to a shared sink.
Data collected from 88 Canadian hospitals from January 2017 through December 2021 show that rates of MRSA bloodstream infections rose 35%.