Personal Protective Equipment


The Infection Control Today® personal protective equipment page offers written and video content on the proper use and—during the time of COVID-19 surges—reuse of PPE, including masks, respirators, gloves, gowns, face shields, goggles, and more. What are the proper donning and doffing methods? How long can PPE be extended? How are these items decontaminated? What comprises proper fit testing? Our experts will tell you.

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Rethinking Airborne Pathogens: WHO Proposes New Terminology for Disease Spread

May 15th 2024

The WHO suggests changing terminology to better understand pathogen transmission through the air, emphasizing N95 mask use and improved ventilation.

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Infection Prevalence and Prevention Among Sex Workers: Information for Health Care Workers

May 7th 2024

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Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on Personality and Brain Function: A Grim Reality or a Wake-Up Call?

April 30th 2024

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Dear Helpdesk: Overcoming Monotony in the Role of Infection Preventionists

April 26th 2024

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Challenges and Solutions in Waste Management for Health Care Facilities

April 11th 2024

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