10 most-read infection control stories in February

Statistics on the current flu season, new vaccine guidelines from the CDC and a scabies outbreak at an Ohio hospital captured the attention of infection control and clinical quality readers in February.


The following are the 10 most popular infection control stories from Becker's Healthcare in the last month.

1. Nurse fired after man dies in Cayuga Medical Center ED waiting room

2. How this flu season stacks up to past seasons: 5 key metrics

3. 7 pediatric flu deaths, 1,300+ flu hospitalizations reported in one week

4. CDC updates vaccine guidelines for adults: 4 things to know

5. Johns Hopkins awarded millions to share quality methods with 750 hospitals

6. Mandatory flu shot policies may be based on flawed research, study suggests

7. 86 scabies cases reported at Ohio hospital

8. 8 hospitals in Maryland with top nurse-patient communication scores

9. New lawsuit alleges mold killed 2 more patients at third UPMC hospital

10. How effective is this season's flu vaccine? 6 key points

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