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Infection Control

Health officials expect decline in H1N1 cases from last year

September 2, 2010
PHOENIX, AZ — A state health official says that the worst of H1N1 passed last flu season, but don''t put away the hand sanitizer just yet.
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Fight back against food borne illness during National Food Safety Education Month

September 1, 2010
PHILADELPHIA — Hygiene expert offers simple tips to improve food handling and cleaning with a focus on hygiene.
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Cintas releases infection preventionist survey results

August 26, 2010
CINCINNATI, OH — Study shows infection control teaming up with environmental services to improve infection control efforts.
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<i>C. diff</i> outbreak at Nanaimo hospital is over

August 26, 2010
VANCOUVER, BC — The Vancouver Island Health Authority declared the latest outbreak of Clostridium difficile at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital over after nearly five months.
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Survey looks at industry's reaction to H1N1

August 23, 2010
PETERBOROUGH, ON, CANADA — A recent survey polled 131 JanSan distributors and their customers regarding their thoughts on last year''s H1N1 scare and its impact on the professional cleaning industry.
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New whooping cough fears as kids start school

August 23, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — As Bay Area children settle in for a new year of school, public health officials statewide are preparing for fresh outbreaks of whooping cough in the face of the worst epidemic of the disease in 50 years.
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Kimberly-Clark Professional invests in San Antonio skin care plant

August 17, 2010
ROSWELL, GA — Kimberly-Clark Professional has undertaken a series of improvements and investments in its San Antonio, Texas, facility to meet the growing global demand for its skin care products and other hygiene offerings.
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CDC says hospital-acquired MRSA infections on the decline

August 11, 2010
WASHINGTON — Experts say better infection control may have antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus on the run.
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Wipes are a preferred health care hard surface disinfectant

August 5, 2010
WASHINGTON — Wipes are a preferred hard surface disinfectant in the health care setting, according to a number of infection preventionists surveyed by BioScience Laboratories Inc.
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Hospital acquired infections can be prevented

August 4, 2010
WASHINGTON — Core, one of the most recognized providers of commercial indoor air quality services, provides testing services to ensure the air in health care facilities doesn''t lead to nosocomial infections.
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