Management of masks

Regardless of the type of mask used, appropriate wear and disposal are essential to ensure that they are effective (preventing any increase in transmission). Guidelines for use, based on practice in health care settings, are as follows: Place the mask carefully, ensuring it covers the mouth and nose, and tie[…]

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COVID-19-What do you mean by “flattening the curve”?

When studying how infectious diseases are, epidemiologists look at specific parameters of risk, namely: The transmission rate (the number of people who can be infected from a single case) The fatality rate (the number of deaths seen) Whether transmission of the infection is possible whilst showing no symptoms at all[…]

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