COVID-19 Impact

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Journal Article
Commentary

Hospital-acquired SARS-CoV-2 infection: lessons for public health.

Richterman A, Meyerowitz EA, Cevik M. JAMA. 2020;324(21):2155.

Health systems have taken various approaches to reduce hospital transmission of COVID-19. These authors discuss the impact of universal masking policies for healthcare professionals and patients, dedicated break space, minimizing the use of shared patient rooms and regular testing with short turnaround times on hospital-acquired COVID-19.