Managing Infectious Disease Risks

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This week we have Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer at Sedgwick, discussing how to manage infectious disease risks, specifically elaborating on COVID-19. It’s imperative to understand how to manage the ongoing risks and consequences of the crisis at hand, understanding new information about how the virus is spread, comparing the efficacy of precautions and personal protective equipment as well as the long-term consequences of the virus, even for asymptomatic individuals. In today’s episode, Dr. Teresa Bartlett explains: the duration of quarantine pending exposure or having the COVID-19 The distribution of Pfizer’s vaccine that is currently in trial; and how it must be administered The latest clinical research CDC’s recent change for definition of close contact the impact related to physical and mental health

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