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IPAC News for the week of October 18 – 22, 2021Oct252021

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in COVID-19 Patients: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Journal Evaluation of Flu Vaccination Coverage among Healthcare Workers during a 3 Years’ Study Period and Attitude towards Influenza and Potential COVID-19 Vaccination in the Context of the Pandemic. Journal   Colin Powell: Former US secretary of state dies of COVID-19 complications. News Two doctors barred from… Read more »

IPAC news for the week of Oct 12 – 15, 2021Oct182021

Incidence and Risk Factors of 30-Day Surgical Site Infection after Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty in a Middle-Income Country: A Single-Center Experience. Journal   Ontario marks lowest COVID-19 daily case count in months with 306 infections. News   COVID-19 ER visits and hospitalizations on the rise among Alberta kids. News   OK to have shots for… Read more »

IPAC news for the week of Oct 4 – 8, 2021Oct122021

Needleless connector decontamination for prevention of central venous access device infection: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Journal    Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice on Prevention of Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) among Health Care Professionals Working in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital. Journal    Northern Ontario’s largest employers don’t require workers to get COVID-19… Read more »

IPAC news for the week of Sep 27 – Oct 1, 2021Oct042021

  Salmonella, Food Safety and Food Handling Practices. Journal    The mucor mycosis epidemic: a call for heightened surveillance of pregnant COVID-19 women. Journal    A guide to COVID-19 school outbreak protocols across Canada. News   Cilantro identified as possible source behind mystery Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak. News   Tensions high between vaccinated and unvaccinated in… Read more »