Infection Control


Antibiotics: Join the Fight Against Resistance

The antibiotic drugs we have depended on for decades to fight serious infections are losing their superpowers, thanks to strains of bacteria that have adapted...

November 24, 2020 / 5 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: First Rapid At-Home Test Requires...

FDA Approves First At-Home COVID-19 Test, But Prescription is Required The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it has issued an emergency use authorization...

November 20, 2020 / 3 min read


COVID-19: Can It Cause Diabetes?

As COVID-19 spread around the world, what was originally thought to be a highly infectious respiratory illness became much more. Doctors began to see that...

November 18, 2020 / 3 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: Higher Risk of Mental Disorders;...

COVID-19 Patients at Higher Risk of Anxiety, Depression & Insomnia, Major Study Finds Patients who have recovered from the physical symptoms of COVID-19 are likely...

November 13, 2020 / 3 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: Can Flu Vaccine Reduce Coronavirus...

Flu Shot Could Lower Your Risk of Serious COVID-19 Illness, Studies Indicate Getting vaccinated against influenza, or the flu, may provide some protection for COVID-19-positive...

November 6, 2020 / 4 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: Immunity May Wear Off; Update...

British Study Finds Immunity to COVID-19 Wears Off Over Time A study involving more than 365,000 people across England indicates that immunity to the coronavirus...

October 30, 2020 / 3 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: Who’s at Risk for ‘Long...

Long Haulers: New Study Looks at Risk Factors Linked to Lingering COVID-19 Symptoms Reports of so-called “long haulers” or “long-COVID” are rising — referring to...

October 23, 2020 / 3 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: First U.S. Case of Reinfection;...

Nevada Man, 25, First Confirmed Case of ‘Reinfection’ With COVID-19, Case Study Says A 25-year-old man from Nevada was infected twice with COVID-19 earlier this...

October 16, 2020 / 3 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Update on Airborne Transmission;...

CDC: COVID-19 Can Spread Via Airborne Transmission, Exceeding Six Feet A highly anticipated update from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) states...

October 9, 2020 / 3 min read