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Nasty ‘Maskne’: Ways Healthcare Workers Fighting COVID-19 Can Deal With It

June 25, 2020

Healthcare workers are particularly susceptible to maskne because they tend to wear their masks for extended periods.

June 2020 Bug of the Month

June 12, 2020

Bug of the Month helps educate readers about existing and emerging pathogens of clinical importance in healthcare facilities today.

Leading Cleaning Products Called Effective Against Virus That Causes COVID-19

May 27, 2020

Viruses like SARS-CoV-2 are some of the most vulnerable pathogens to the microbicidal agents in many detergents and cleaning solutions, including soaps for personal care and liquid hand washes. 

Q&A: COVID-19 Will Affect How Environmental Service Teams Operate

May 20, 2020

Charles Gerba, PhD: Environmental services plays a crucial-and often unsung-role in infection prevention. “Unfortunately, we don’t honor people enough for things they prevented or that never happened.”

Breaking the Chain: How to Better Contain Infection Risk During Hospital Construction

May 11, 2020

Renovation or construction that happens in preexisting spaces or occupied areas have very different sets of challenges than the building of new facilities.

Coronavirus That Causes COVID-19 Stays on Undisinfected Surfaces for 17 Days

March 24, 2020

The study underscores just how much of a moving target COVID-19 remains.

Focus on Surface Disinfection When Fighting COVID-19

March 20, 2020

Many studies have shown that disinfection of surfaces is suboptimal and effective disinfection requires not only an effective product but also, effective practice. The surface must be completely and thoroughly wiped with an adequate number of antimicrobial wipes effective against the target pathogen and a contact time specified by the label instructions.

Select Effective Disinfectants for Use Against the Coronavirus That Causes COVID-19

February 26, 2020

Regulatory and public health agencies in the US provide clear guidance on what products may be used in outbreaks of emerging pathogens.

New Anti-Flu Weapon Said to Help Those 65 and Older

February 24, 2020

Seqirus announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Fluad Quadrivalent, touted as the first and only adjuvanted quadrivalent influenza vaccine, developed to help protect adults 65 years and older against seasonal influenza.