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October 14, 2020

In light of the low rate of transmission and advances in treatments for hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of…

October 08, 2020

While the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 continue to highlight needs for new and proven tools to combat the spread and effects of this novel coronavirus,…

September 20, 2020

All healthcare personnel should be immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases recommended by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (CDC/ACIP) as…

September 15, 2020

Neonatal intensive care units (NICU) should balance prevention of Staphylococcus aureus infections in critically ill infants with the need for skin-to-skin contact with parents and…

September 03, 2020

The SHEA Executive Committee submitted the following comment in response to a recent article, White House to Target Hospitals for Uneven Covid-19 Data Reporting (WSJ 9/2/20).  The…

August 27, 2020

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) vehemently disagrees with the recent revision by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of its…

August 13, 2020

SHEA members signed an opinion piece quoted and posted in The New York Times, raising serious concerns about new procedures for reporting COVID-19 patient data…

June 30, 2020

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) has joined with other public health and medical societies urging the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health…

June 23, 2020

Healthcare epidemiologists report using unprecedented methods in response to the unique circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the results of a new study…

June 22, 2020

Background Since COVID-19 distancing restrictions and business closures were implemented, early childhood immunization rates have dropped considerably due to fears of contracting the virus. During the week of…

June 01, 2020

In response to the recent killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis law enforcement, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) joins our voice with…

May 29, 2020

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) urges President Trump to reconsider his decision to terminate the US relationship with the WHO. The most…

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