Tag Archives: exposure tracing

Contact Tracing: Halt Infections by Identifying the Source

Tis the season for respiratory infections.  COVID-19 cases are already high in much of the country, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and influenza infections typically increase in fall and winter. Accurately identifying potential sources of...

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Data Indicates which Providers have the Greatest Risk of Exposure to COVID-19

As hospitals begin to return to their new normal, patients and visitors with COVID are still going to be coming into the hospital. The wide range of symptoms that individuals with COVID experience make it impossible to screen everyone before they ent...

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How Clean Hands – Safe Hands Supports Hospitals’ COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 is nosocomial which means it transmits through hospitals. At a hospital in Wuhan, China, 41 of the first 138 patients to be diagnosed with COVID-19 caught it within the hospital. Now that the virus has made its way into the United States and...

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Exposure Tracing Slows the Spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Tuberculosis (TB) & More

It’s certainly an interesting time to recognize World Tuberculosis Day (March 24). Never before have so many people been interested in tracking – and stopping – the spread of infection. The novel coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the importa...

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