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Why Ebola Is a Wake Up for Infection Control

Why Ebola Is a Wake Up for Infection Control

Just as the CDC’s and other experts’ thoughts on Ebola and infection control have evolved with experience, mine have taken a slight twist as well.

October 23, 2014 — Judy Stone
Superbugs should scare you more than Ebola in US

Superbugs should scare you more than Ebola in US

The first case of Ebola in the United States was announced today, with a patient in Dallas who traveled to the US from Liberia. The resultant hysteria and xenophobia prompts this reminder.

September 30, 2014 — Judy Stone
Will Antibiotics Be There When You Need Them? Get Smart

Will Antibiotics Be There When You Need Them? Get Smart

Just in time for “Get Smart about Antibiotics Week,” I had a refreshing experience recently, working in a different rural hospital. Over that week, I didn’t see one patient with “superbugs” other than the occasional MRSA.

November 17, 2013 — Judy Stone