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CDC-Funded Project Aims To Protect Newborns From Infections Acquired In Health Care Settings

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Protecting newborns from infection in health care settings
Rachel Smith, medical epidemiologist for the CDC’s Division of Health Care Quality Promotion’s International Infection Control Program, discusses the challenge of preventing infections in newborns in health care settings, highlighting a CDC-funded project through the “Johns Hopkins University Center for Global Health to investigate these infections, determine ways to prevent them, and identify strategies to improve survival of newborns in intensive care units” (1/13).