Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The surprising origin of a deadly hospital infection

Hospital staff spend a significant amount of time working to protect patients from acquiring infections while they are being cared for in the hospital. They employ various methods from hand hygiene to isolation rooms to rigorous ...


Ambulance workers walk out in strike-hit UK

Striking ambulance workers in England and Wales manned picket lines on Wednesday, escalating a pay dispute between the government and a host of public-sector staff.


Flu, COVID-19 vaccination cover high among health care personnel

Influenza and COVID-19 vaccination coverage is generally high among health care personnel (HCP), with higher vaccination coverage among HCP who reported employer vaccination requirements, according to research published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Risk of monkeypox transmission low in health care settings

The risk of transmission of monkeypox is low in health care settings, according to research published in the Sept. 16 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly ...

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