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  • Prime Medical Launches Line of Bactericidal Soft Surfaces
    Prime Medical announces the launch of its SAF-T™ line of bactericidal soft surfaces for healthcare. This unique line of privacy curtains, bed linens, towels and apparel for patients and staff are made with a patented fabric that harnesses the power of chlorine bleach ...More
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  • DETECTO Introduces New HealthySole UV-C Germicidal Disinfection
    DETECTO's U.S.-made HealthySole® is an effective and groundbreaking use of UV-C technology that eliminates the dangerous organisms that cause healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). By introducing the patented HealthySole® into an existing infection control and ...More
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  • APIC Honors its 2016 Heroes of Infection Prevention
    The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) announced seven recipients of the Heroes of Infection Prevention Award, which honors infection preventionists who have successfully helped to reduce infection, raise awareness, and improve the ...More
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  • Duke Researcher Receives 2016 Distinguished Scientist Award from APIC
    The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) today awarded Deverick J. Anderson, MD, MPH, associate professor of medicine at Duke University Medical Center, with the Distinguished Scientist Award. The award, presented at APIC's 43rd ...More
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  • Pennsylvania Executive Receives APIC's 2016 Healthcare Administrator Award
    The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) today presented Beth Duffy, chief operating officer, Einstein Medical Center Montgomery (EMCM) in East Norriton, Penn., with its 2016 Healthcare Administrator Award. The award, presented at ...More
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  • Globally Minded Infection Preventionist Receives Highest Honor From APIC
    The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) today honored Georgia (Gigi) Dash, RN, MS, CIC, director of infection prevention, Cape Cod Healthcare, with the 2016 Carole DeMille Achievement Award for her global contributions to the field of ...More
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  • A New Way to Nip AIDS in the Bud
    When new AIDS virus particles bud from an infected cell, an enzyme named protease activates to help the viruses mature and infect more cells. That's why modern AIDS drugs control the disease by inhibiting protease. Now, University of Utah researchers found a way to turn ...More
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  • UAB Tackling Hepatitis C Infection Through Emergency Department Testing
    Hepatitis C testing in the emergency department at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital has discovered 2,436 positive cases since testing began in September 2013. UAB physicians say identifying those patients and linking them to appropriate therapy is one ...More
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  • Southern Europe Risks Zika Outbreaks This Summer
    Established Aedes-mosquito population could spread the Zika virus in Europe this summer if infected travelers introduce the virus. An analysis of temperatures, vectorial capacity, basic reproductive number (R0), and air traveler flows suggests parts of Southern Europe may ...More
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