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Titanium dioxide particles frequently present in face masks intended for general use require regulatory control
Scientific Reports; Verleysen, E. et. al.

Feb 15th, 2022 - Although titanium dioxide (TiO2) is a suspected human carcinogen when inhaled, fiber-grade TiO2 (nano)particles were demonstrated in synthetic textile fibers of face masks intended for the general public. STEM-EDX analysis on sections of a variety of single use and reusable face masks visualized agglomerated near-spherical TiO2 particles in non-woven fabrics, polyester, polyamide and bi-compone...

Surgical Helmets and SARS Infection

Jan 27th, 2011 - Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a highly contagious, potentially life-threatening condition that frequently affects healthcare workers caring for infected patients (1). Healthcare workers may need to adopt additional infection control procedures when carrying out potentially high-risk procedures such as intubation and surgery (2). These procedures can generate aerosols known ...

Clinical Questions about COVID-19: Questions and Answers | CDC

Jul 14th, 2022 - COVID-19 Risk. Who is at risk for infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19? Currently, those at greatest risk of infection are persons who have had prolonged, unprotected close contact (i.e., within 6 feet for 15 minutes or longer) with a patient with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection, regardless of whether the patient has symptoms. Persons frequently in congregate settings (e.g.,...

CDC Washington Congressional Testimony

Jun 28th, 2022 - An Update on the Ongoing Federal Response to COVID-19: Current Status and Future Planning House Veteran Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity [vc_row viewport_display="show-one,show-two,show-three,show-four,show-five,show-six"][vc_column][cdc_textbox box_style="plain" orientation="vertical" header_node_type="DIV" title_size="h4" title_margin="none" title_node_type="DIV" text_box_type="w...

New York State Infection Control
StatPearls; Yacob Habboush, Michael D. Benham et. al.

Aug 22nd, 2021 - Infection control refers to the policy and procedures implemented to control and minimize the dissemination of infections in hospitals and other healthcare settings, with the main purpose of reducing infection rates. The primary purpose of infection control programs has been to focus on the surveillance of hospital-acquired infections and understand the epidemiology of the risk factors. In more...

Ritonavir - ritonavir tablet, film coated-Aurobindo Pharma Limited

Nov 3rd, 2020 - Recent Major Changes Section Contraindications (4) 12/2019 Boxed Warning Section Co-administration of ritonavir with several classes of drugs including sedative hypnotics, antiarrhythmics, or ergot alkaloid preparations may result in potentially serious and/or life-threatening adverse events due to possible effects of ritonavir on the hepatic metabolism of certain drugs. Review medications ta...

CDC Library: COVID-19 Science Update Archive

Jun 28th, 2022 - COVID-19 Science Update released: December 17, 2021 Edition 117 COVID-19 Science Update released: December 10, 2021 Edition 116 COVID-19 Science Update released: December 3, 2021 Edition 115 COVID-19 Science Update released: November 19, 2021 Edition 114 Evaluation of the BNT162b2 COVID-19 vaccine in children 5 to 11 years of age. Walter et al. NEJM (November 9,2021). Key findings: • In chil...