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Thanks to COVID-19, MRSA Makes a Comeback

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%.

CDC: There’s No Place Like Zoom for the Holidays

October 04, 2021

As rates of infection, hospitalization, and deaths from COVID-19 plummet, we’re reminded that we’ve been here before. Too many Americans remain unvaccinated and too many questions about SARS-CoV-2 remain unanswered.

Encourage Pregnant Women to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

October 01, 2021

While 55.9% of Americans are fully vaccinated and 64% of Americans have received at least 1 dose of a vaccine, only 31% of pregnant individuals have been fully vaccinated. The CDC urges health care providers to convince pregnant women to get vaccinated.