Weekly Rounds: COVID-19: 3 Years Later, Hot Topics in IPC, and More

Take 5 minutes to catch up on Infection Control Today®’s highlights for the week ending March 5, 2023.

Here are 5 highlights from Infection Control Today®'s (ICT®’s) wide-ranging coverage of the infection prevention and control world. Everything from interviews with known opinion leaders to the news that infection preventionists and other health care professionals can use on their jobs.

COVID-19, 3 Years Later: What Questions Are Still Unanswered?

As the third year of COVID-19 begins, some questions have been answered, but others still remain. ICT® asked leaders in the infection prevention and control field what answers the medical world needs now.

Focus on 4 Foundations of Patient Safety

Health care-associated infection-reducing initiatives are vital to keeping patients safe.

Making It Easier to Categorize Patients With SAB

Identifying the categories patients with staphylococcus aureus bacteremia fit into is in order to better care for them.

Hot Topics in IPC: Marburg Virus, Human Cases of Bird Flu, and COVID-19 Origin

Week of March 1, 2023, Saskia v. Popescu, PhD, MPH, MA, CIC, discusses the hottest topics in infection prevention and control. This week it is the Marburg Virus, COVID-19 origins, and avian (bird) flu.

Addressing COVID-19 Misinformation: What the Experts Got Right—and Wrong

Information presented at this week's Congressional Committee needs a much deeper evaluation and consideration. The Cochrane Masking study may even vindicate the federal government's initial COVID-19 response.