According to this week’s FluView report, overall influenza activity decreased slightly but remains high, driven by a wave of H3N2 virus activity.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a Global Influenza Strategy for 2019-2030 aimed at protecting people in all countries from the threat of influenza.
Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a letter to healthcare providers to alert them that the agency is aware of an increasing number of medical device reports associated with the use of surgical staplers for internal use and implantable surgical staples—common devices used in many
According to this week’s FluView report, overall influenza activity remains elevated and is similar to activity reported last week. 48 states and Puerto Rico continue to report widespread flu activity and 32 states are experiencing high influenza-like-illness (ILI) activity levels.
Through its awards program, the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) honors central service/sterile processing (CS/SP) professionals each year who demonstrate exceptional leadership, dedication and service in the CS/SP discipline.
With evidence that the number of measles cases and outbreaks this year is already well on track to exceed last year’s numbers, the March 5, 2019 Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions hearing is drawing urgent attention to a central tenet of public health: vaccines save lives.
According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity remains elevated and is similar to overall activity last week. Nationally, influenza-like illness (ILI) activity remains at 5.0%, and influenza activity is widespread in 49 states and Puerto Rico.
According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity increased again this week, reaching a new high for this season.
According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity increased again this week, reaching a new season high.
By Sylvia Garcia, MBA, RN, CIC