Vomiting machine reveals throwing up could send norovirus airborne

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With the help of a vomiting machine, a new study has provided the first evidence that vomiting can send virus particles similar to those of the human norovirus airborne. The study provides the first evidence that vomiting could aerosolize the norovirus. North Carolina State University researchers state that their study, published in PLOS ONE, will have implications for better understanding … Read More

Impact of Electronic Hand Hygiene Monitoring Systems: A Review of Case Studies

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It is universally acknowledged that adequate hand hygiene is one of the most effective ways to prevent transmission of infections. There have been many strategies developed to help improve hand hygiene compliance. The most effective of such strategies include monitoring hand hygiene behaviors and implementing performance-based interventions. This Whitepaper reviews both the clinical and financial impact to the facility by: … Read More