Weekly Rounds: Marburg in the Lab, IPs' Role in Dentistry, and IP Risk in Water Management

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Infection Control Today, Volume 27, Issue 3

Take 5 minutes to catch up on Infection Control Today®’s highlights for the week ending April 23, 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.

Working With Marburg in the Lab: An Investigator Explains

Since the Marburg virus is deadly, what would working with it in a laboratory setting be like? And what can be done to protect those who work with patients with Marburg?

An Infection Preventionist’s Role in Dentistry: What Changes Need to Be Made

How is infection prevention different in dental offices from other health care facilities? Experts explain.


COVID-19 Masking: Hundreds of Thousands of Russian Social Media Bots Have Tricked the Public

Kevin Kavanagh, MD, discusses how Russian bots have tried to convince the United States public that masking is unnecessary. What do the latest studies say?

Water Management and IP Risk

Numerous pathogen outbreaks have been from the water in medical facilities. So what are the dangers, and what can infection preventionists do to prevent morbidities and mortalities from occurring?

New Cases of Hantavirus Reported in New Mexico-1 Dead

One person has died of Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome caused by Hantavirus in New Mexico. What is it, and what can be done to protect individuals from being exposed to Hantavirus?