News from March 2020

March 31, 2020

Dr. Nahaas, President, ID Care, quoted on NJ.com. Nearly every warning about the coronavirus mentions that people with weakened immune systems are at heightened risk of having the virus hit them harder. Doctors use the terms “immune-suppressed,” or “compromised immune system” to describe patients who can no longer fight off infections because the body’s natural …

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March 25, 2020

Potential Sources of C. Diff Clostridium difficile, often referred to as C. diff, is a bacterium that causes symptoms like diarrhea, cramping, and dehydration. In severe cases, it can lead to life-threatening colon inflammation. C. diff often affects older adults who are staying in hospitals or living in care facilities, but it can affect others …

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