Microbe Menaces Emerging Infectious Diseases, Hospital Pathogens Remain an Ongoing Challenge

Microbe Menaces Emerging Infectious Diseases, Hospital Pathogens Remain an Ongoing Challenge
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Issue Summary

This digital issue explores disease caused by emerging infectious threats as well as hospital pathogens, and the interventions – such as hand hygiene, contact precautions and environmental cleaning – that can be used to control and prevent infection transmission.

Table of Contents

  • Infectious Diseases: Unique Foes
  • Preparedness: Lessons from Ebola and H1N1
  • Disease Emergence and Re-emergence
  • Zoonotic Diseases and Evolving Threats
  • Hospital Pathogens
  • Prevention and Control

Takeaways for Your Business

  • Explore the emerging infectious diseases that continue to pose a global threat
  • Learn about the hospital pathogens that require rigorous infection prevention efforts
  • Review the infection prevention and control strategies that mitigate risk