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Infection Control

In addition to our regular coverage of infection and outbreak control, we bring you special coverage of developing disease outbreaks with timely coverage of the spread of the disease and the ways you can mobilize your staff to protect your facilities and their inhabitants from cross-contamination. We highlight the most recent information on current disease outbreaks, updates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), tips on infection control and preventing cross-contamination, as well as new products and technologies that address this important topic.

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Protecting Against Infectious Diseases

Ebola. SARS. Can cleaning personnel keep facilities safe?

Study: Superbugs Could Kill 10 Million a Year by 2050

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria could be responsible for 10 million deaths a year if their spread is not halted.


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Norovirus Outbreak Hits Another Cruise Ship

This marks the fourth such outbreak aboard a cruise ship this year.


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May 2014 Feature 5

Minimizing Risk For Your Facility

Addressing issues that can increase occupant illness and reduce productivity.

A risk management plan can be established by identifying and assessing risks and then developing strategies to manage them.


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Webcast: Expert information on infection control

The presentation covers a number of infection control best practices.


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Instituting An Infection Control Program

Management suggestions and steps to help make a facility safer.

An infection control plan becomes a guide to answer the basic questions of who, what, when, where, how and why.


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Infection Control Webcast: Meet the presenters

Learn more about the presenters for our upcoming Infection Control Tips And Timesavers critical issue webcast.


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Shining a spotlight on infection control

From hand hygiene programs to touchpoint cleaning, we explore a number of today's important infection control issues.


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The Right Work For Healthy Buildings

For infection control to be effective, workers must use the correct tools and follow guidelines.

For cleaning workers to have a significant impact on reducing the spread of infection, it is important that they use the right tools and follow some simple but specific guidelines.


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February 2014 Feature 3

Frankensteinian Pathogens And Disinfecting Resistance

As bacteria becomes resistant to disinfectants, it can also become resistant to the antibiotics typically used to treat people infected by the pathogen.

On January 6, 2014, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) discovered 44 cases of a strain of bacteria called carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, in northeast Illinois.


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