May 2019 Bug of the Month

May 3, 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.

H3N2 Viruses Mutate During Vaccine Production but New Tech Could Fix It

April 30, 2019

In late March 2019, the World Health Organization and a vaccine advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration selected the final influenza strains to include in the vaccines produced for the next flu season. These include H1N1, influenza B, and H3N2 viruses.

Major Findings Help Scientists Understand Bacteria's 'Superglue'

April 30, 2019

The discovery, published today in Nature Communications by researchers from La Trobe University and the University of Queensland, provides details on how proteins in the outer membrane of bacteria -- the bacteria's 'superglue' -- are able to stick to and populate parts of the human body.