Author | Kevin Kavanagh, MD


Viewpoint: Despite Happy Talk, We’re Far From Out of the COVID Woods

June 22, 2020


COVID-19 cases in many states have risen and the false narrative is that this is because of increased testing. But the rise in cases far outstrips the rise in testing.

COVID-19 Experience Suggests Need for National Reporting System for Dangerous Pathogens

June 09, 2020


Infection preventionists (IPs) are stretched to the limit with both reporting and patient responsibilities with an unwillingness of facilities to prioritize infectious disease prevention in their operating budgets.

Why the Public Should Wear Masks During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 27, 2020


Viral droplets from a sneeze can even travel 23 to 27 feet.

When COVID-19 Knocks on Nursing Homes’ Doors, Systemic Problems Welcome It

May 07, 2020


These pathogens are relentless, they are evolutionarily programed to win, and they are currently doing just that.