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.

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Our Understanding of Immune Issues Is Evolving: Here Are 5 Reasons Why

June 14th 2024

Recent medical advances include RNA vaccine technology, enhanced understanding of immune dysregulation, improved inter-specialty communication, deeper insights into inflammation, and recognition of biological complexity.

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Strategies to Prevent Infection During Childbirth: Vaginal vs Cesarean Delivery

June 13th 2024

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Updated CMS Recommendations for Infection Prevention in Long-Term Care

June 13th 2024

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New Study Results Highlight Efficacy of ARCT-154 sa-mRNA Vaccine Against COVID-19

June 12th 2024

Brooke Hossfeld, MPH, CIC, MLS (ASCP)CM
Standardizing Cleaning Protocols Across the Care Continuum

June 12th 2024

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