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Infection Control

Hospital acquired infections can be prevented

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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Whooping cough cases doubled in July

SANTA CLARA, CA — Whooping cough cases in Santa Clara County more than doubled in July, prompting concerned local health officials to urge adults to get booster shots for the vaccination.
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Environmentalists sue to limit 'antibacterial' chemicals

WASHINGTON — An environmental group is suing the Food and Drug Administration to press the agency to restrict antimicrobial chemicals used widely in soaps, hand sanitizers and a wide range of other consumer products.
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Health officials searching for source of California pertussis outbreak

SACRAMENTO — Federal health officials are currently searching for the cause of what is set to be California''s worst pertussis, or whooping cough, outbreak in the last 50 years.
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Whopping cough epidemic in California takes an ugly shape

LOS ANGELES — According to reports, as many as 1,500 cases through July 13 have been registered, with the number of affected people continuously rising.
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Germ debate: Toilet versus desk

SEATTLE – One of these surfaces have approximately 400 times more bacteria than the other.
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Cascades receives award for antibacterial hand towel

EAU CLAIRE, WI — The Intelligent Paper™ quickly reduces the number of residual bacteria left on hands after washing and assures antibacterial protection for 30 minutes.
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H1N1 still a pandemic, says WHO

WASHINGTON — The World Health Organization (WHO) will continue to monitor the H1N1 influenza (swine flu) pandemic.
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Preventing hospital infections

MIAMI, FL – The University of Miami is reinforcing patient care as it gives new medical residents important training before they touch any real patients.
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Whooping cough epidemic prompts outreach

LOS ANGELES — A whooping cough epidemic that has claimed the lives of five Latino infants this year has prompted California health officials to launch an outreach campaign in minority communities.
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