Sean West

Sean West

Sean West is an intern for FierceHealthcare. He’s wrapping up a career at West Chester University in southeastern Pennsylvania, where he studies English. In addition to writing countless essays on literary theory, race, politics, and pop culture, Sean has also spent years in the trenches as a pharmacy technician. When he’s not writing goofy essays or counting pills, Sean pretends to be a fiction writer and gastronomist. Reach Sean at [email protected].

Stories by Sean West

Mortality rates highest during the winter and in the Midwest

Over the past 10 years infection rates for the deadly superbug Clostridium difficile (C. diff) have been at their highest in the Northeast region of the United States and during the spring, according to a new study in the May issue of the American Journal of Infection Control.