Infection Control


Vaccinations, Hygiene and More: Fighting the Back-to-School...

Schools are back in session this week, but many questions linger regarding infectious diseases – both new and old. The well-established viruses for which children...

August 17, 2022 / 3 min read


Understanding the Vital Importance of Routine Childhood...

A lag in routine vaccinations for children — which are required for attendance at most schools, camps and daycare centers — during the pandemic has...

August 2, 2022 / 2 min read


Infectious Disease Specialist on COVID BA.5 and...

Getting the facts on infectious diseases has become a normal part of life since the pandemic’s beginning in early 2020. Now, a dominant subvariant strain...

July 25, 2022 / 4 min read


What’s Driving the So-called ‘Summer Flu’?

In normal, non-pandemic times, the flu season occurs in the fall and winter months, with outbreaks peaking between December and February. But this year, there’s...

July 5, 2022 / 3 min read


Roundup: New Link Between Obesity and COVID-19;...

U.S.-Funded Study: Obesity, High BMI Raise Risk of Getting COVID-19 Infection — Not Just Severe Illness from the Virus Since the early months of the...

June 3, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: CDC on Monkeypox: Be Informed But...

CDC: Be Alert and Informed About Monkeypox, But There’s No Reason to be Alarmed U.S. public health officials are closely monitoring and tracing confirmed and...

May 27, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: CDC’s Alert on Hepatitis Outbreak in...

Details of CDC’s Alert on Outbreak of Hepatitis Among Kids Under 6 Years of Age The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued...

May 13, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: So Far, 60% in U.S. Have...

CDC: 60% of U.S. Population has been Infected With COVID-19, Fueled Largely by Omicron Surge By the end of February 2022, nearly 60 percent of...

April 29, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: 30% Develop ‘Long COVID’ in New...

New Study: At Least 30% of Those Infected Suffered from ‘Long COVID’ New research has found that 30 percent of people treated for COVID-19 developed...

April 22, 2022 / 3 min read