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Recognizing Infection Prevention Week

Fri, 10/18/2013 - 9:32am -- ajohnson

About one-quarter of deaths worldwide are caused by infectious organisms. On October 20-26, 2013 the international community recognizes Infection Prevention Week, an opportunity to raise awareness of infectious disease and advance efforts to prevent infection, particularly in health care settings.
 
Expert reports, booklets, and interactive online tools from the National Academies are available to help health care workers and the public understand and prevent infection: