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Researchers from Henry Ford Health System in Detroit examined the system’s universal masking policy implemented at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and found it strongly associated with a reduced risk of health care workers acquiring COVID-19.
Recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expanded options for source control and patient care activities in areas of moderate to substantial transmission of COIVD-19 and described strategies for improving the fit of face masks.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued updated guidance this month related to its emergency use authorizations for N95 respirator decontamination systems. The authorization now limits respirator reuse to no more than four times.