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The research team used whole-genome sequencing to evaluate the relationships of isolates and also analyzed infection prevention measures such as hand hygiene adherence, access to alcohol-based hand rubs, and cleaning of high-touch surfaces.

Snapshot of Chikungunya Could Lead to Drugs, Vaccines for Viral Arthritis

June 4, 2019

Chikungunya virus, once confined to the Eastern Hemisphere, has infected more than 1 million people in the Americas since 2013, when mosquitoes carrying the virus were discovered in the Caribbean. Most people who become infected develop fever and joint pain that last about a week.

June 2019 Bug of the Month

June 4, 2019

Infection Control Today is bringing back a much-loved feature, Bug of the Month, which helps educate readers about existing and emerging pathogens of clinical importance in healthcare facilities today.