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Saskia v. Popescu

Saskia v. Popescu, MPH, MA, CIC, is a hospital epidemiologist and infection preventionist with Phoenix Children's Hospital. During her work as an infection preventionist she performed surveillance for infectious diseases, preparedness, and Ebola-response practices. She is currently a PhD candidate in Biodefense at 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.
As political and economic turmoil envelop the nation, crumbling health care infrastructure has reintroduced vaccine-preventable diseases and providers have limited resources to treat the infections.
Lessons from the frontlines of post-hurricane public health response
Japanese researchers find a concerning resistance to a new antiviral flu medication.
The US Preventive Services Task Force evaluated existing recommendations and reaffirmed that newborns should receive ocular antibiotic ointment at birth to prevent gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum.
A new analysis sheds light on what is needed to hit this benchmark.
Are surgical pens giving insight into unknown contamination in the OR?
Applying hospital-based outbreak tools helped researchers identify a community MRSA outbreak
A new survey highlights that treatment of patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia varies among infectious disease physicians.
Big advances in treatment can