Monday, February 10, 2020

your APIC resource

Back around 1999/2000, I used to work for APIC, the Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. Quite a mouthful. Anyway, APIC's bread and butter was the study of the spread of infection, both in-hospital (nosocomial infection) and community-acquired. Here's APIC's one-stop-shopping web page dealing with the current novel coronavirus. We're at over 40,000 confirmed cases, now, and nearly 1000 deaths. As APIC has always preached for any sort of infection: wash your hands thoroughly and often.

Meanwhile, try not to be a Euron Greyjoy:

ADDENDUM: Charles recently wrote at some length on this issue. Give his post a read, especially his insights re: the effectiveness of masks.

1 comment:

Charles said...

I am morally obligated to post a comment here simply to express my agreement. Great resource, too.

Wash on, my friends!