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Infection Control in the Spotlight

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. There are confirmed cases in New Hampshire. Caregivers in home care and hospice are being urged to continue with standard infection control precautions to limit the spread of the virus in the community.   […]

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Zika Virus: Suggestions for Home Care and Hospice Agencies

In an effort to prevent infection during pregnancy and serious birth defects, an experimental vaccine was created earlier this year by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). This study will be tested at three different sites. Zika virus disease continues to hit the headlines. Currently, we have 15 cases of Zika virus in […]

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