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Take 5 minutes to catch up on Infection Control Today’s highlights for the week ending July 23.
Here are 5 highlights from 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.
Investigators in Chile conclude that the lambda COVID-19 variant is not only more infectious than standard SARS-CoV-2, but could also possibly shrug off vaccines. The first case in the United States has been spotted at Houston Methodist Hospital.
Non-ventilator-hospital associated pneumonia prevention is quickly becoming the hot topic among infection preventionists.
Infection preventionists are integral members of the extended sterile processing department team and can be among the department’s biggest supporters.
We need to have a paradigm shift in the way we view this virus, planning and implementing strategies to allow us to live with an endemic pathogen.
The pandemic could leave in its wake a “tsunami” of chronic health conditions in younger people, including serious heart problems.