While Ebola and MERS are still present, This month´s update deals with some interesting general infection control stories:
Slate – 10 January, 2015
This article summarizes the medical an infection control main items during the last year, beyond Ebola.
Outpatient Surgery – 05 January, 2015
Hospital inspectors will show up with a detailed worksheet to register outpatient clinics infection control efforts.
The New York Times – 14 January, 2015
A national chain of nail salons takes sterilization seriousely.
The Journal News – 12 January, 2015
It's easy to pick up an infection in a hair or nail salon if the equipment isn't sterilized properly.
Ebola and MERS are Still Grabbing the Headlines
Giga Science – 15 January, 2015
Read this excellent data oriented evaluation of where the #Ebola epidemic is in 2015.
AllAfrica - 22 December, 2014
With Support from the United Nations, Sierra Leone has begun to use new sterilizing equipment to help dispose vast amounts of contaminated equiment and infectious wasted generated in treating Ebola.
Texas Children’s Hospital Plans for State-of-the-Art Isolation Unit that Can Treat Patients with Ebola
Community Impact - 19 December, 2014
The unit will include all the latest scientific and technological “weapons” to combat highly infectious diseases.
The National– 02 January, 2015
The development and implementation of infection-control procedures have been critical in managing MERS in the UAE.
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