Report highlights need for maternal group B Strep vaccine

A new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is calling for more urgency on efforts to develop a maternal vaccine against group B Streptococcus (GBS) to prevent newborn deaths, neurodevelopmental problems, and maternal complications. Although the GBS bacterium is common in the human microbiome and is […]

Postcards From the Edge: Lessons Taught by COVID-19

One thing that will haunt me and many health care personnel in both acute care and LTCFs forever is that so many people died without a family member at their bedside. I reached out to people in different disciplines, settings, and states. I wanted to know what lessons we’ve learned from the carnage caused by […]