Infection Control - January 2021

Vaccine Storage Problems Arise in Hospitals

Nearly 2,000 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine were spoiled after a contractor accidentally unplugged a freezer


Flu Watch: Social Distancing in Facilities Paying Off

Flu numbers are well below normal across all ages


Automated Technology Reinforces Proper Handwashing

Technology uses near-field magnetic induction technology to verify clinicians sanitize hands properly


Hospital-Acquired COVID-19: A Closer Look

Healthcare decision makers need metrics to provide accurate estimates of cases to effectively allocate resources


4 Factors in COVID-19 Spread in Long-Term Care

Staff member infections, facility size among the factors associated with cases and deaths


Decade-Long Legionnaires' Outbreak Tied to Michigan Hospital: CDC

state reported 90 cases of Legionnaires' disease during 2014 and 2015


Senior Care Facilities Go to the Dogs To Detect COVID-19

Dogs identify coronavirus via sweat samples from individuals


COVID-19 Highlights Issue of Superbugs in Hospitals

Every year, hundreds of millions of people admitted to hospitals end up with dangerous infections



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