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Infection Control

The Fantasy Of Disinfection

A bridge from science and technology to improve the cleaning industry''s knowledge and practices.
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The Science Of Disinfectants

Why they work and what you should know to maximize their effectiveness.
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Warding Off Cold And Flu Season In Schools

IEHA and The Housekeeping Channel provide preventative steps to help you stay healthy at the tail end of the influenza season.
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APIC, SHEA team up with HHS

WASHINGTON — The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) are partnering with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish the 2012 Partnership in Prevention Award.
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Man with Legionnaires' files suit

OCEAN CITY, MD — A Virginia man who contracted Legionnaires'' disease while staying at the Plim Plaza Hotel is filing a lawsuit worth $6 million.
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New flu strain could impact young children

ATLANTA — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is tracking a new strain of the influenza virus that could seriously impact children under the age of 10.
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Antibacterial pillow awarded for innovation

DUBLIN, IRELAND — A new pillow, specially designed for use in hospital settings, has won a prestigious prize for innovation.
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Influenza rattles Veterans Home

ROCKY HILL, CT — A late-season influenza outbreak at the Connecticut State Veterans Home sent at least 18 previously inoculated persons to the hospital.
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Characteristics of high-quality infection preventionists

TOWSON, MD — Karen Mackie, infection control manager at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC), explains five must-have characteristics of top-tier infection preventionists.
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No MRSA in this hospital

CROYDON, UNITED KINGDOM — Although no MRSA cases were recorded, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust did see 27 cases of Clostridium difficile (C. diff).
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