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Infection Control

School hit with norovirus outbreak

April 9, 2012
FREEMONT, NH — Ten percent of students at the Ellis School have been sick since last Wednesday.
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Cases declining, but flu still a threat

April 6, 2012
WASHINGTON — Influenza activity in the U.S. showed signs of decline in data reported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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Low levels of resistant bacteria found in ambulances

April 5, 2012
CHICAGO — A new study suggests that treatment areas of ambulances fared well when tested for dangerous bacteria.
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Three Ps of disinfecting

April 5, 2012
JOHNSTOWN, NY — Spray Nine has released the "3 Ps of Disinfecting" to help professional cleaners maintain a safe, clean environment in honor of National Public Health Week, April 2-8.
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umf signs multi-year deal with Sodexo

April 4, 2012
CHICAGO — umf Corporation will provide infection prevention products to all Sodexo markets.
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Restaurant investigated for norovirus

April 3, 2012
FORT WAYNE, IN — A local Mexican restaurant is under investigation after nearly 20 people fell ill after eating there on Sunday, March 25.
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MRSA exposure closes school

April 2, 2012
SAN DIEGO — On Friday, a private school was closed in order to be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized after students might have been exposed to a deadly bacteria.
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Canadian government reviews triclosan

April 2, 2012
WASHINGTON — In light of a Canadian government review of a key antibacterial ingredient, the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) reminded consumers that triclosan has a decades-long track record of safe and effective use in personal care and hand hygiene products.
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Flu claims another victim

March 30, 2012
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma State Department of Health has reported a seventh flu death in connection to this year''s flu season.
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Credit cards rack up the germs

March 29, 2012
LONDON — According to a recent study, nearly half of the credit cards we swipe without a second thought could be carrying high levels of bacteria.
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