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Strategic Priority Infection Prevention and Control Activities for Non-US Healthcare Settings

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working closely with international partners to respond to the coronavirus…

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Interim Infection Control Guidance for Public Health Personnel Evaluating Persons Under Investigation (PUIs) and Asymptomatic Close Contacts of Confirmed Cases at Their Home or Non-Home Residential Settings

As part of the risk assessment and public health management of persons with potential COVID-19, public health personnel will typically…

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CDC Reports Fifth U.S. Human Infection with a Variant Flu Virus for 2021

June 4—CDC today reported the fifth human infection with an influenza virus that usually spreads in pigs and not people…

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Science Brief: Options to Reduce Quarantine for Contacts of Persons with SARS-CoV-2 Infection Using Symptom Monitoring and Diagnostic Testing

Testing during quarantine to reduce the burden; modeled outcomes CDC scientists modeled the residual post-quarantine transmission risk, expressed as a…

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Updated Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations in Response to COVID-19 Vaccination

Key Points CDC has updated select healthcare infection prevention and control recommendations in response to COVID-19 vaccination, which are summarized…

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COVID-19 Overview and Infection Prevention and Control Priorities in non-US Healthcare Settings

Purpose and Scope of this document This overview was created for healthcare workers in non-US healthcare settings and government officials…

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Risk for COVID-19 Infection, Hospitalization, and Death By Age Group

1 Rates are expressed as whole numbers, with values less than 10 rounded to the nearest integer, two-digit numbers rounded…

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Infection Control: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)

1. Recommended routine infection prevention and control (IPC) practices during the COVID-19 pandemic CDC recommends using additional infection prevention and…

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Operational Considerations for Infection Prevention and Control in Outpatient Facilities: non-U.S. Healthcare Settings

1. Background This document outlines strategies for implementation of infection prevention and control (IPC) guidance in non-U.S. outpatient facilities in…