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The Contagion® Prevention specialty page provides infection prevention-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

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Measles Outbreaks in England & Greece Prompt CDC to Issue Travel Watch
The CDC has issued a travel watch due to measles outbreaks in England and Greece.
What Do Surgeons Need to Know About Intra-Abdominal Infections? Guidance from the Surgical Infection Society
Intra-abdominal infections (IAIs) are defined as disease processes occurring in normally-sterile parts of the abdominal cavity, and are generally treated mechanically, such as by surgery.
 
An Infection Preventionist's Take on the 2017 Biological Weapons Convention
Saskia Popescu, MPH, MA, CIC, breaks down why an unlikely presence at the BWC highlights the growing importance of civil society involvement in global health safety and security.
FDA Gives Marketing Approval to Shock Wave Therapy Device for Diabetic Foot Ulcers
The device, from Sanuwave Health, was previously approved outside of the United States for advanced wound care indications.
<i>Contagion</i>®'s Top 10 Infectious Disease Articles of 2017
Check out the top 10 infectious disease articles of 2017.
Nurses Can Play a Bigger Role in Antibiotic Stewardship Programs
A recent webinar hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and nursing organizations highlighted the important role of nurses in implementing hospital antibiotic stewardship programs.
Taking A Closer Look at Shingrix: The New Shingles Vaccine
The only way individuals can reduce their risk of getting shingles is to get vaccinated; luckily, a new vaccine has recently been approved by the FDA.
Four New Year's Resolutions for ID Specialists: Public Health Watch
Herewith, 4 New Year’s resolutions for the infectious disease community—at least according to us here on the Public Health Watch.
 
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