Infection Control Today, October 2021 (Vol. 25 No. 7)

Without an Engaged Community, Infection Prevention Can Flounder

September 26, 2021

Coupling risk communication and effective engagement with the community can provide opportunities to change behavior and shape awareness of basic practices that can break the chain of transmission for many diseases.

Surging or Shackled? Flu Season Could Go Either Way

September 22, 2021

The season of respiratory tract infections is upon us. Influenza, rhinovirus, respiratory syncytial virus, and pertussis—as well as COVID-19—once again are attacking many individuals across the US and worldwide.

Keeping an Eye on Pediatric COVID-19 Cases

August 23, 2021

Officials with the American Academy of Pediatrics stress that there’s no need for alarm but they do urge that more data be collected concerning children and COVID-19 infection, and they also note that there’s still no vaccine for youngsters 5–12.

Take a Stand Now to Stop COVID-19 Variants

August 17, 2021

Herd immunity is no longer possible, the virus is mutating and likely has animal hosts. We must raise the bar on public health outcomes, not only focusing on deaths but also morbidity and long-hauler syndrome which can be all too common, even occurring with vaccine breakthrough infections.