Infectious Disease

COVID-19: A 12-Month Retrospective

A 30,000-foot look at where we’ve been, where we are now and what the future may hold


Guidelines for Safely Reopening Your Practice

By following key guidelines, physicians can confidently welcome patients back.


A Strategy to Identify Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Game theory could be the key to identifying dangerous antimicrobial-resistant bacteria.


Checking Up on Room-Cleaning Checklists

The germs, like the devil, are in the details when it comes to cleaning hospital rooms after patients are discharged, new research suggests.


Drug Approved for HIV Patients with Few Treatment Options

The FDA has approved Trogarzo, a medication for adults with HIV whose infection cannot otherwise be treated effectively.


Novel Strategy Boosts Hepatitis C Screening among American Indians

A 2012 initiative that Cherokee Nation Health Services (CNHS) in Oklahoma launched to enhance hepatitis C management has yielded significant, positive results among the American Indian population.


Influenza Vaccination among Young Children: A Case for Improvement

Full influenza vaccination coverage of infants and toddlers in the United States remains alarmingly low, according to recent estimates.


Product Spotlight

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The CDC estimates that one in 25 patients in a U.S. hospital on any given day has a healthcare-associated infection (HAI), and most HAIs take place outside the ICU.

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Silk Road to Infection Control

As surgeons look for antibiotic delivery systems that won’t need 
subsequent removal, silk may not be the obvious option.


Research Suggests Path toward Fewer Influenza Deaths in Nursing Homes

A study by researchers in Rhode Island and Ohio provides new evidence that well-matched flu vaccinations can save the lives of thousands of elderly residents of nursing homes and prevent thousands more hospitalizations.