Weekly Rounds: Moderna's Updated Vaccine, COVID-19 News, White Coats, and More


Take 5 minutes to catch up on Infection Control Today®’s highlights for the week ending Aug 20, 2023.

Weekly rounds with infection control Today

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.

News Release: Moderna: Clinical Trial Data Demonstrate Strong Response Against Eris and FL.1.5.1 Variants

In the upcoming fall, vaccination may be necessary for Eris (EG.5) and FL.1.5.1, as they are believed to be the variants of concern.

Read more about Moderna clinical trial data

Flying Blind as COVID-19 Rates Increase: The Eris Variant

What is a COVID-19 infection? With the definition not consistent, the answer is far from simple.

read more about COvid-19 rates

The Dx and Rx of Head Lice

As children get ready to return to school, pediatric health care providers may start seeing more of this condition in their offices. Here is what you should know.

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White Coats: Potential Carriers of Bacteria

Are white coats a symbol of medical expertise or a source of potential contamination?

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Hot Topics in IPC: New Leadership, Tuberculosis, and COVID-19 Updates

In this Hot Topics in IPC, Saskia v. Popescu, PhD, MPH, MA, CIC, gives the latest on COVID-19, tuberculosis, and changes in leadership at the CDC and NIAID.

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