Top 10 infection control, patient safety stories in October

A federal lawsuit over a health system's mandatory flu shot policy captured readers' attention the most in October.

Here are the 10 most-read stories from Becker's Clinical Leadership & Infection Control, beginning with the most popular:

1. EEOC sues Saint Thomas Health over mandatory flu shot policy

2. Patients infected after worker replaced narcotic from syringes with water, New York hospital says

3. 6 kids dead, 12 sickened in New Jersey adenovirus outbreak

4. Hospital linens may be source of C. diff outbreaks, study finds

5. 'Major infection control deficiencies' identified after infant's death at New Jersey hospital

6. 2 flu deaths reported in North Carolina

7. Missouri nurse who wore blackface in photo 'no longer employed'

8. CMS to terminate Texas hospital's Medicare contract over patient safety issues

9. Florida hospital mistakenly let wrong mother breastfeed newborn, patient says

10. Duke University Hospital to roll out AI system for sepsis

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