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Saskia v. Popescu

Saskia v. Popescu, PhD, MPH, MA, CIC, is a hospital epidemiologist and infection preventionist. During her work as an infection preventionist, she performed surveillance for infectious diseases, preparedness, and Ebola-response practices. She holds a doctorate in Biodefense from George Mason University where her research focuses on the role of infection prevention in facilitating global health security efforts. She is certified in Infection Control and has worked in both pediatric and adult acute care facilities.
A significant relationship exists between environmental exposures and colonization.
Infection preventionist Saskia Popescu discusses several rapid developments that have been released in this outbreak.
A new study is shedding light on how bioburden and patient colonization play off each other.
A study sheds light on the challenges we need to account for in treating neglected tropical diseases.
How many nursing homes have these microbes?
What is happening in Samoa’s fight against the vaccine-preventable disease?
Improving diagnostics needs a culture change.
Ebola vaccines could be given as an emergency intervention to individuals exposed to the virus.
Is there a cure? How long until we find it? And will it work for the majority of people living with HIV?