Top 10 infection control stories, Aug. 21-25

Hershey Medical Center's citations over the death of 6-year-old patient, the status of President Donald Trump's proposed vaccine panel and clinicians' obligation to protect patients during an active shooter event captured the attention of readers last week.

Here are the 10 most read articles from Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality for the week of Aug. 21, starting with the most popular.

1. Hershey Medical Center cited for infractions linked to death of 6-year-old patient

2. 500+ patients potentially infected by dirty endoscopes at Buffalo VA Medical Center

3. UK nurse's 'Game of Stools' board game aims to help providers better manage C diff

4. What's the status on Trump's proposed vaccine panel? 5 things to know

5. Study: Every extra patient on a nurse's caseload increases mortality risk 7%

6. Vaccine opponents propose 'measles parties' to build resistance in Minnesota children amid historical outbreak: 6 things to know

7. 26% of readmissions are medication related, study shows

8. Are physicians, nurses obligated to protect patients during an active shooter event?

9. Study: Measuring life-years lost could provide better assessment of mortality trends

10. 3 antibiotics in combination can kill highly resistant E. coli strain

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