Tennessee hospitals agree to share nurses; Healthcare-associated infections pose a huge burden for developing nations;

> Two Tennessee hospitals, the University of Tennessee Medical Center and East Tennessee Children's Hospital, have reached a nurse-sharing agreement where intensive care unit nurses from the latter will work at the former's pediatric ICU, the Knoxville News Sentinel reports. Article

> The burdens imposed by healthcare-associated infections--those caused by ventilator- and catheter-related oversights--are far greater in developing nations than high-income nations, according to a new study published in The Lancet. Abstract

> Working with money from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a team of experts from Seattle-based PATH and the World Health Organization were able to develop a new vaccine for meningitis that costs a mere 50 cents per jab. -- Read the full article at FierceVaccines

And Finally... I guess the circus won't be going there anytime soon. Article