COVID-19

 

The Infection Control Today® COVID-19 page brings readers the latest information and clinical updates on the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, from case counts and hospitalization rates to data on effective treatments for severe disease and the circulating viral variants.

2022 Clean Hospitals Day International Conference Tackles Environmental Hygiene Issues

October 05, 2022

Gathering in beautiful Geneva, Switzerland, experts from all over the world will discuss the problems and possible solutions facing environmental hygiene today. Alexandra Peters, PhD, Clean Hospitals, talks to ICT® about the details.

Preventing Influenza in the Health Care Setting

October 04, 2022

Because of mask-wearing and social distancing, numbers of influenza cases have been down the last 2 years. However, experts say numbers this year could go back up numbers in prior years. The public and health care workers alike need a nudge to get vaccinated.

2022 AHE Conference Highlights Environmental Education

October 03, 2022

The Association for Health Care Environment (AHE) annual conference brings together those individuals passionate about environmental hygiene. Rock Jensen, the AHE president for the board of advisors, describes to ICT® the goals of this year's conference.

Birx: Using Science and Data, The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Not Over

September 22, 2022

Ambassador Deborah Birx, MD, an American diplomat and infectious disease expert, once again joins Infection Control Today®, this time to talk about President Biden’s recent comment that the pandemic is over, and what can be done to mitigate the circumstances.