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Aug 16, 2021

Aug 16, 2021
Healthcare worker holding 2 vaccine syringes

US COVID-19 cases back to pre-vaccination levels

For the first time since February, the US topped 900,000 cases in a week, and more kids are hospitalized than ever before.

Jul 15, 2021

Jul 15, 2021
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy

Surgeon General warns of COVID-19 misinformation

Misinformation has led people to avoid effective approaches, causing avoidable illnesses and death, he says.

Jan 04, 2021

Jan 04, 2021
Hospital ventilator machine

Med societies ask that healthcare infection penalties be suspended

"Hospitals are becoming overwhelmed with more patients than can be managed with typical care standards."

Jan 12, 2018

Jan 12, 2018
Health worker sterile gown

SHEA offers cautious guidance on easing contact precautions for drug-resistant infections

Few resources address when contact precautions can be stepped back, and hospital approaches vary.

Mar 27, 2015

Mar 27, 2015
White House

White House releases plan to curb antibiotic resistance

The Obama administration unveils a plan for addressing the threat in the next 5 years.

Jun 12, 2014

Jun 12, 2014
Hospital meeting

Groups unveil steps against bloodstream, MRSA infections

The evidence-based guidance is part of a series on preventing hospital infections.


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