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Infection Control

Restaurant closed due to norovirus

June 18, 2012
WALNUT CREEK, CA — On Thursday, environmental health officials, acting on laboratory results, closed the California Pizza Kitchen.
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Hand hygiene key to infection control

June 15, 2012
LONDON — After the booming sales of hand hygiene products in 2008–2009, volume sales plummeted in 2009–2010, before gradually recovering.
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Law shields targets of probe

June 14, 2012
DAVENPORT, IA — An Iowa law allowing public health officials to keep secret the name of a business involved in a disease investigation is putting business interests before public safety.
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Infection control conference taking place in Canada

June 12, 2012
WINNIPEG — Infection control experts from across the country will meet in Saskatoon from June 16-21, 2012, at TCU Place for an educational workshop and conference.
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CDC probing widespread outbreak

June 11, 2012
ATLANTA — A mysterious outbreak of Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria is linked to 14 illnesses and one death across six Southern states.
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Mold Remover

June 8, 2012
The Spray Nine brand Mold & Mildew Stain Remover from Permatex is the first totally new product added to the Spray Nine line since 2009. Not only is Spray
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Study: Hospitals use unapproved chemicals

June 8, 2012
SAN ANTONIO, TX — Research performed by students and faculty at Xavier University in Cincinnati reveals that current practices for cleaning hospital beds involve the use of chemicals not approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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WATCHDOG awards recognize champions in the fight against HAIs

June 5, 2012
ROSWELL, GA — Kimberly-Clark Health Care has announced the recipients of the second annual HAI WATCHDOG Awards.
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CDC: Flu season over

May 31, 2012
WASHINGTON — With the unofficial start of summer behind us, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is ready to close the books on this year''s flu season.
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Men's offices harbor more bacteria

May 31, 2012
TORONTO — New research shows that men''s offices typically contain more bacteria than those of their female counterparts.
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