Prevention

 

The Infection Control Today® prevention page contains news and information on the latest updates on all facets of infection prevention. From vaccinations and immunizations to controlling air and water flow in a health care system, preventing infections falls not only on the infection prevention staff, but on all who interact within the hospital, from environmental services teams to those planning and building new construction.

How to Address Concerns About the Influenza Vaccine

December 02, 2022

Reluctance to receive the influenza vaccine continues despite years-long campaigns to increase vaccination rates. William Schaffner, MD, speaks to ICT® about how health care workers can respond to the most common questions and assure of the vaccine’s safety and efficacy.

The Fight Continues: World AIDS Day 2022

December 01, 2022

Infection Control Today® observes the 34th annual World AIDS Day by speaking to Ambassador Deborah Birx, MD, and looking back at what has been done and what the world still needs to do to fight HIV/AIDS.