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April 15, 2020

The unprecedented public health crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic demands a comprehensive international response. President Trump’s announcement Tuesday that he will suspend funding to the…

March 23, 2020

Infectious diseases and HIV physicians, healthcare epidemiologists and other medical professionals on the frontlines defending our country from COVID-19 urgently need equipment and supplies to…

March 20, 2020

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America strongly supports President Trump’s use of his authority under the Defense Production Act of 1950 to ensure healthcare…

March 04, 2020

Health systems can protect healthcare workers during the COVID-19 outbreak when best practices for infection control are diligently applied along with lessons learned from recent…

February 25, 2020

Vaporized hydrogen peroxide (VHP) failed to completely sterilize surgical tools 76 percent of the time when the tools were soiled with salts or blood and…

February 14, 2020

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs’ roundtable yesterday highlighted the challenges faced by epidemiologists in hospitals and public health, who are working…

January 31, 2020

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) emphasizes the importance of supporting novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) preparedness efforts with rigorous commitment to infection prevention and…

January 15, 2020

Fewer than 2 percent of providers accounted for 25 percent of antibiotic prescriptions for children in Tennessee, with the highest number of prescriptions coming from…

September 25, 2018

(Arlington, VA) – The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) announced it will complete a series of educational and advocacy efforts to improve the…

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