A report published by the CDC shows reductions of several types of health care-associated infections (HAIs) over the last five years. The report, called the
At least 79 infants born in Rome’s Gemelli Hospital have tested positive for tuberculosis (TB). A nurse in the neonatal ward recently tested positive, and
For the last month, Panama’s Social Security Hospital (CSS) is experiencing an outbreak of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC) infections among its patients. On Tuesday, August
A recent rise in C.difficile cases across multiple hospitals in Ontario, Canada has led to several outbreak declarations of thisconcerning and increasingly common hospital-acquired infection.
The C. difficile outbreak in the Niagara region of Ontario continues to escalate. Since the first outbreak was declared in May at St. Catharines, outbreaks
An outbreak of the deadly C. difficile bacteria was declared on May 28th, 2011 at the Niagara Health Systems’ St. Catharines General in Ontario, Canada.