Although there are differences between the novel coronavirus pandemic and the recent swine flu and Ebola outbreaks, there are valuable lessons from the earlier flareups, an infectious disease expert says.
Healthcare Ready, a nonprofit that works to strengthen public-and private-sector healthcare supply chains, and Bio, a consortium of biotech and pharmaceutical companies promoting innovation, have partnered to create an...
In further recognition of the short supply of protective N95 respirators for healthcare workers treating suspected or confirmed patients with COVID-19, OSHA is relaxing enforcement of annual fit testing requirements under certain circumstances.
In times of an emerging disease like the 2019 novel coronavirus that originated in China —and the related public concern—hospitals and other healthcare organizations (HCO) should keep a close watch on their personal protective equipment (PPE).
The primary struggle to contain COVID-19 initially was in China and other countries, but there are concerns about the United States’ ability to respond as the crisis grows here, especially with the availability of personal protective equipment (PPE).