Preventing Multidrug-Resistant Spread in Healthcare FacilitiesAugust 16th 2021
The interconnectedness of many healthcare facilities such as nursing homes, hospitals, and long-term acute-care hospitals means a significant chance of multidrug-resistant organism transmission when patients shuttle between facilities.
When is a Negative Covid-19 Test Truly Negative?August 14th 2020
Not all COVID-19 test results are accurate, according to scientists. Because false negatives can result in infectious individuals mingling with others, some researchers advocate multiple tests in order to catch cases that have slipped through the cracks.
Pandemics Leave Countries Economically as Well as Medically VulnerableNovember 2nd 2016
The huge economic toll of widespread disease is rarely accounted for when officials set budgets—with the result that countries frequently find their finances in shambles during and after a pandemic.
Veterans Co-Infected with HCV and HIV Use Healthcare System at a Higher RateOctober 14th 2016
A team of researchers at the University of California has found that veterans infected with both hepatitis C and human immunodeficiency virus sought treatment more often than those infected with just one of the viruses.