Tag: infection control

COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Guidance on Small Gatherings;...

CDC Issues Guidance for ‘Small In-Person Gatherings’ During Holidays The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) outlines factors...

December 18, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Expands Mask-Wearing Guidance; Airflow...

Masks are More Vital Than Ever to Slow Coronavirus Spread, Even at Home, CDC says The U.S. Centers for Disease...

December 11, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Revises Quarantine Rule; Actual...

CDC Revises COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance from 14 Days to 7-10 Days The standard 14-day quarantine period for COVID-19 can be...

December 4, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: Mask Mandates Reduce Spread, New...

CDC Study Confirms that Mask Mandates Slow the Spread of COVID-19 Local government mandates that require everyone to wear masks...

November 27, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: First Rapid At-Home Test Requires...

FDA Approves First At-Home COVID-19 Test, But Prescription is Required The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it has...

November 20, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Update on Airborne Transmission;...

CDC: COVID-19 Can Spread Via Airborne Transmission, Exceeding Six Feet A highly anticipated update from the U.S. Centers for Disease...

October 9, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: Why Men Get Sicker; Face...

Yale Researchers: Here’s Why More Men Than Women Get Sicker from COVID-19 A new study has shed light as to...

September 4, 2020

COVID-19: An Update From the Front Lines

Six weeks after we first heard from Baptist Health South Florida physicians and leaders on the front lines of the...

August 31, 2020

Roundup: COVID-19’s ‘Airborne’ Risk; Update on Antibody...

Scientists Urge More Focus on ‘Airborne’ Transmission of COVID-19 COVID-19 spreads mainly from person to person through respiratory droplets from...

July 10, 2020

Q-and-A on Wearing a Mask: It’s About...

COVID-19 cases are surging, and so, too, are myths and misinformation about one of the most effective steps people can...

July 9, 2020

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