CDC Protects Employees from Infections, Lowers Costs

Every day, one out of 20 hospitalized patients has an infection caused by medical care. Healthcare-associated infections are costly to businesses and are potentially lethal to employees. CDC plays a vital role in helping businesses safeguard their workforces from infections.


Immunologic Endpoints Against Young Infant Group B Streptococcal Disease

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infectious disease
Immunologic Endpoints Against Young Infant Group B Streptococcal Disease
United States of America
To provide a case-control study comparing naturally occurring group B strep antibodies in young infants with invasive disease versus controls will establish antibody thresholds associated with protection and inform decisions about future maternal Group B Streptococcus vaccine licensure.

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Enhancing Hand Hygiene in U.S. Healthcare and Community Settings

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hand hygiene
Enhancing Hand Hygiene in U.S. Healthcare and Community Settings
United States of America
To expand on CDC’s efforts to improve hand hygiene in U.S. healthcare settings and communities by creating new materials tailored to key settings in specialty areas. In addition, this project will develop an educational component focused on the promotion of hand hygiene in community settings for the public, childcare providers, caregivers of young children, school teachers and students.
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