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Apr 05

Masks & PPE
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
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Charles Haas @ProfCharlesHaas - Mon Apr 05
Partial good news out of @CDCgov today.…
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David Fisman @DFisman - Tue Apr 06
So good to have the CDC leading the way again. Fomites and surfaces can theoretically transmit COVID-19 but risk is very low. Wash hands but time to rethink the deep's a bad use of time, energy and resources.…
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Jose-Luis Jimenez @jljcolorado - Tue Apr 06
Updated @CDCgov science brief: **The risk of surface transmission is low compared to airborne transmission** They talk about airborne transmission as an important mode, finally!! [Many months late, but we'll take it]…
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Peter Collignon @CollignonPeter - Wed Apr 07
In most situations, cleaning surfaces using soap or detergent, and not disinfecting, is enough to reduce risk. Disinfection is recommended in indoor community settings where there has been a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 within the last 24 hours.…
Dr Nisreen Alwan 🌻 @Dr2NisreenAlwan - Tue Apr 06
CDC states the risk of infection with #SARSCoV2 through contaminated surfaces or objects (fomites) is considered low. It’s important to update the public with this info. Focus on masks, distancing & ventilation (lots of fresh air) as mitigation measures.…
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Peter Collignon @CollignonPeter - Wed Apr 07
The risk of fomite transmission can be reduced by wearing masks consistently and correctly, practicing hand hygiene, cleaning, and taking other measures to maintain healthy facilities.…
Alejandro Cano @AlejandroC_IQ - Tue Apr 06
La CDC🇺🇸 ha determinado que el riesgo de contagiarse por #covid19mx al tocar superficies contaminadas es bajo. #CovidSeRespira. Menos sanitización y más ventilación. Cuidar más la nariz que los dedos. Usar😷que ajusten, para filtrar el aire respirado.…
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Lazarus Long @LazarusLong13 - Mon Apr 05
CDC just revised their guidance. Voted off of the island: Fomites (contaminated surfaces). 1 in 10,000 chance of getting CoBid from it.…
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Peter Collignon @CollignonPeter - Wed Apr 07
The principal mode people are infected with SARS-CoV-2 is through exposure to respiratory droplets carrying infectious virus. It is possible for people to be infected through contact with contaminated surfaces or objects (fomites), but the risk is be low.…
Peter Collignon @CollignonPeter - Wed Apr 07
"It is not clear what proportion of SARS-CoV-2 infections are acquired through surface transmission. There have been few reports of COVID-19 cases potentially attributed to fomite transmission" (ie by hands from surfaces)…
Eric Feigl-Ding @DrEricDing - Tue Apr 06
📍 New CDC guidance now admits fomite (surface) transmission of #SARSCoV2 is very rare and low. Glad science is updating. This also means droplets and aerosols (Microdroplets) are the the main #COVID19 culprits.…
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