09/09/21 By Megan Malke

Delta Variant as Infectious as Chickenpox: What to Know Now

According to an internal document from the CDC, the Delta variant surging across the United States is more¬†transmissible than the viruses that cause MERS, SARS, Ebola, the common cold, the seasonal flu, and smallpox, and…
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09/02/21 By Megan Malke

Influenza Season 2021-2022: Do We Know What to Expect?

Remember the flu?¬† If you’ve put that infection on your mental back burner while dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re not alone. The flu was pretty much out of sight in 2020. Between September 2020…
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08/19/21 By Megan Malke

Route to Safety: Back to School Supplies, Part 2

The unprecedented reality that struck schools around the country when COVID-19 swept across the U.S. has parents and school officials alike trying to determine what the fall of 2021 will bring. Reopening schools fully is…
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07/29/21 By Megan Malke

Four things to know about the Delta Variant

For the first time since early 2020, we have hope that COVID-19 will soon fade into the background as we make significant strides toward pre-pandemic normalcy. But experts want us to know that there is…
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03/25/21 By Megan Malke

Lessons learned in a year of lockdown

It’s been just over a year since COVID-19 started spreading rapidly in the United States. WHO officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020. Starting in China and spreading to other Asian countries, the…
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03/04/21 By Megan Malke

Emerging Viral Pathogen Claim Explained

If you have researched disinfectants anytime since January 2020, you’ve come across information on the EPA’s “N” List, specifying registered disinfectants approved for use against SARS-CoV-2. You may have wondered how the list is developed…
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02/04/21 By Megan Malke

What we know about COVID-19 Variants

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01/28/21 By Megan Malke

Are You Actually Killing Germs; Part 2

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01/21/21 By Megan Malke

Are You Actually Killing Germs; Part 1

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01/14/21 By Megan Malke

What can we expect from 2021?

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01/07/21 By Megan Malke

What is the Swiss Cheese Model of Infection Prevention?

The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us several painful lessons. As of December 2020, the United States is experiencing more than 200,000 cases per day and a new high of 3,000 deaths per day. Initial vaccine…
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12/17/20 By Megan Malke

Can COVID-19 Precautions Impact the 2020-2021 Flu Season?

It’s been over 100 years since the last major pandemic swept the world, forcing protective measures and human behavior changes to curb the spread. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to bring tragedy and changes to our…
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