Weekly Rounds: Didier Pittet Examines Environmental Hygiene, Product Locator, and More

Take 5 minutes to catch up on Infection Control Today’s highlights for the week ending October 14.

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.

Didier Pittet, MD, CBE: The Biggest Challenges Facing Environmental Hygiene Today

Didier Pittet, MD, MS, CBE, a renowned epidemiologist, joins ICT® ahead of the upcoming Clean Hospitals Day Conference to discuss the biggest challenges that environmental hygiene personnel face.

Product Locator: October 2022

Infection Control Today's® Product Locator is a monthly column highlighting some of the latest advanced technology in the infection prevention field.

Have you recovered from COVID-19, or Just Survived?

The additive effects of long COVID-19 with repeat infections, combined with the long-term persistence of long COVID-19 systems, does not bode well for the United States’ workforce. N95 masks, vaccines, boosters, and improvements in ventilation are keys to prevention.

How Far Do Water Droplets From Sterile Processing Procedures Travel?

During Sterile Processing Week, ICT® recognizes the job of sterile processing personnel as highly skilled labor in an uncomfortable work environment. It is also dangerous to those individuals who may pass through the room the sterile processing personnel are working in.

Hot Topics in Infection Prevention: Rising COVID-19 Cases, Ebola Outbreak

Winter is coming, which means influenza and COVID-19 rates are rising, but IPs have more issues like monkeypox and Ebola to contend with also.