Top 10 infection control stories, Oct. 3-7

Flu vaccines, clusters of bloodstream infections in three states and Detroit Medical Center's decision to hire a consultant for its central sterile department captured the attention of readers last week.

The following are the 10 most-read articles from Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality for the week of Oct. 3, starting with the most popular.

1. 6 things to know about 2016 flu vaccines — efficacy, supply and more

2. Bloodstream infection clusters across 3 states may be associated with central lines

3. Readmissions past 7 days may be out of hospitals' control, study finds

4. DMC to hire consultant to oversee central sterile department improvements

5. In Calif., thousands of deaths from hospital superbugs go unreported

6. More than 800 pregnant US women have Zika

7. Shigellosis outbreak strikes Flint, Mich., 84 sickened

8. Is this 25-year-old PhD student close to solving the antibiotic resistance puzzle?

9. Surging overdose deaths fuel organ donations

10. Maryland hospital reopens NICU 2 months after dangerous bacteria discovered

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