University of Alberta Researchers Develop Surgical Mask That Traps and Kills Infectious Viruses; Protects Hospital Workers and Clinical Laboratory Technicians from Deadly Diseases

Surgical masks were originally designed to protect the wearer from infectious droplets in clinical settings, but it doesn’t help much to prevent the spread of respiratory diseases.

Guide to Infection Control in the Hospital: Chapter 61 Ebola Virus Disease

This chapter provides an outline of the following best practices:

  • General Principles
  • Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Worker
  • Personal Protective Equipment for Trained Observer
  • Donning and Doffing
  • Disinfection
  • Healthcare Waste Management
  • Suggested Practice in Under-Resourced Settings.