Jan Dyer

JAN DYER is a writer and editor specializing in clinical topics. She lives in Suffern, New York.

Articles

The Long Arm of MRSA

October 06, 2021

Preliminary data for the last quarter of 2020 revealed a jump of 34% in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) compared with the same quarter in 2019. Several states had much higher increases. In Arizona, for instance, rates leapt 80%; in New Jersey, that figure was 99%.

College Guidance Counseling: Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

June 15, 2021

One junior at New Jersey’s Rutgers University, the first to mandate COVID-19 vaccination, said, “I’m not antivax, I’m anti-mandate. My education should not be restricted based on my personal decision to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.”