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Flu cases rising at alarming rates

As 2017 has gotten underway and much of the country has their attention turned to the new presidency, the flu virus is starting to take hold. According to the recent FluView report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the cases of influenza continue to rise....

source: By Joan Spitrey
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Whole genome sequencing of Mycobacteria chimaera found in heater-cooler units and patients with the sometimes fatal infection from them in Europe and the U.S. affirmed that most came from source contamination at the LiveNova 3T device manufacturing...

source: MedPage Today

Join SHEA for the Antimicrobial Stewardship Research Workshop on November 15 - 16, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. This workshop focuses on providing knowledge and experience to attendees to create novel research related to antimicrobial stewardship across the healthcare continuum....

source: SHEA

In its latest update on cases involving the multidrug-resistant fungus Candida auris, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the number of illnesses detected in the United States has risen by 12 cases to 98. One of the new clinical cases reported since...

source: CIDRAP

Worldwide, 12.9 million infants, nearly 1 in 10, did not receive any vaccinations in 2016, according to the most recent WHO and UNICEF immunization estimates. This means, critically, that these infants missed the first dose of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis-containing...

source: World Health Organization

Convincing clinicians that getting to zero infections is possible, says one CQO. It requires a culture change, adherence to evidence-based practice and leadership. Dr. Danielle Scheurer believes that the plague of hospital-acquired infections and other patient harm is within...

source: HealthLeaders Media

It lurks in hospitals and nursing homes, surviving the cleaning crew's attempt to kill it by holing up in a tiny hard shell. It preys upon patients already weak from disease or advanced age. And when it reaches their guts, it breaks...

source: Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan via ScienceDaily


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