Infectious Diseases

Read: UPDATE: 7th Case of Measles Reported at Florida Elementary School

UPDATE: 7th Case of Measles Reported at Florida Elementary School

The measles outbreak at Manatee Bay Elementary led to the absence of 20% of the school’s students and six staff members on Tuesday.

Read: CDC to Healthcare Providers: Be on the Lookout for Measles

CDC to Healthcare Providers: Be on the Lookout for Measles

Nearly two dozen cases of measles were confirmed in the U.S. last month and the highly contagious disease is on the rise globally.

Read: CDC: Childhood Vaccine Exemption Rates at All-Time High

CDC: Childhood Vaccine Exemption Rates at All-Time High

Whether due to an increase in vaccine hesitancy or access barriers, the pandemic affected childhood routine vaccination, says a new report.

Read: University of Vermont Medical Center Emergency Department Now Requires Clear Bags

University of Vermont Medical Center Emergency Department Now Requires Clear Bags

The University of Vermont Medical Center’s new clear bag policy for visitors went into effect July 6 and is intended to bolster security.

Read: CDC: 20,000 May Have Been Exposed to Measles at Asbury University Revival

CDC: 20,000 May Have Been Exposed to Measles at Asbury University Revival

Kentucky health officials said the unvaccinated individual attended the revival on Feb. 18, potentially exposing 20,000 people.

Read: Gastrointestinal Illness Sickens 130 Students at Las Vegas School

Gastrointestinal Illness Sickens 130 Students at Las Vegas School

Local health officials are investigating the cause of the outbreak in which many students experienced “projectile vomiting.”

Read: Wastewater Tracking on College Campuses Proves Effective in Managing COVID-19

Wastewater Tracking on College Campuses Proves Effective in Managing COVID-19

Here’s a breakdown of what a wastewater testing program might look like on a college or university campus.

Read: Test Your Hospital Safety and Security Knowledge with These 9 Questions

Test Your Hospital Safety and Security Knowledge with These 9 Questions

Healthcare workers are being assaulted at record rates and hospitals are losing millions to ransomware. Do you know the latest data? Take this quiz to find out.

Read: How Schools Are Spending Their ESSER Funds

How Schools Are Spending Their ESSER Funds

Here are the top five ways school districts have used their ESSER COVID-relief funds so far.

Read: Study Finds Schools Need Help Managing Air Quality, Disease Control

Study Finds Schools Need Help Managing Air Quality, Disease Control

A new air quality report highlights an urgent need to better support schools with infection control strategies.

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