American Journal of Infection Control

flu shots

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Flu shots still have a place for workplace employees

The odds of testing positive for COVID-19 were reduced by 24 per cent in patients who received an influenza vaccine compared to those who did not.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Are public washrooms reservoirs of drug-resistant bacteria?

Hand-drying facilities in public washrooms can act as reservoirs of drug-resistant bacteria, finds new research published in the American Journal of Infection Control.
hand hygiene

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Sinks next to patient toilets may harbour dangerous germs: study

Klebsiella is a type of bacteria that can cause a number of healthcare-associated infections, such as pneumonia, bloodstream infections, wound infections, or surgical site infections.
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REMI Network

Healthcare workers often go to work sick: study

Healthcare workers in clinical settings, such as long-term care facilities, often refuse to stay home from work when experiencing influenza-like symptoms.