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Day care

How do day care facilities impact infection control? Over 20 million children attend some form of Day Care at an out-of-home group care facility. These Child Day Care facilities include various types of out-of-home child care that is attended on a routine basis such as nursery schools, preschool programs, or partial-or full-day programs based either…

Viruses – parvovirus

What are the key principles of preventing viruses – parvovirus? The key principles of preventing parvovirus B19 (B19) infections include: The virus is relatively resistant to heat and chemical inactivation. Transmission of the virus occurs primarily via contact with respiratory droplets so droplet precautions are indicated in addition to contact precautions. Viral infection manifests in…

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