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Use of airborne precautions for covid-19 in healthcare settings

Since the early days of the pandemic there has been debate as to whether covid-19 transmission can be airborne, and whether healthcare workers require routine airborne precautions, or if respiratory personal protective equipment (PPE) can be preserved for a small list of “Aerosol Generating Procedures.” [1] The former question is […]

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Lessons from COVID-19 Vaccination Programs in Healthcare Workers

SARS-CoV-2 infections fell dramatically after vaccination. Healthcare workers (HCWs) were among the earliest recipients of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines. Now we’re seeing data from several healthcare systems on the vaccines’ real-life impact. In a study from Israel, weekly incidence of COVID-19 among vaccinated HCWs began to fall starting about 2 […]

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