Patients can emit small, influenza-containing particles into the air during routine care

See on Scoop.itVirology News

A new study suggests that patients with influenza can emit small virus-containing particles into the surrounding air during routine patient care, potentially exposing health care providers to influenza.

Ed Rybicki‘s insight:

…so not just sneezing, and larger particles, then!  Sounds like a good justification for barrier nursing especially for severely infected patients.

See on www.sciencedaily.com

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One Response to “Patients can emit small, influenza-containing particles into the air during routine care”

  1. gsgs Says:

    reminds me to transmission by “good child visits”,
    which I read some time ago

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