Use of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic
This article provides an introduction to personal protective equipment (PPE) and looks at the latest guidelines in the context of nursing patients with COVID-19 in the UK. The current situation is such that the reader should continue to refer to contemporary guidelines because they are frequently updated as the situation evolves.
Real concern’ over new strain of Covid-19, says Scally
Dr Gabriel Scally has said there is real concern that if a new strain of Covid-19 discovered in mink in Denmark becomes dominant, then a lot of the work done to date with vaccines will be “for nothing” and their effectiveness will be reduced.