Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds low rate of COVID-19 among dental hygienists

Despite having been designated as high risk for COVID-19 by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a new study finds 3.1 percent of dental hygienists have had COVID-19 based on data collected in October 2020. ...

Medical research

Black healthcare workers at highest risk of contracting COVID-19

A large survey of health care workers found that community and demographic factors, such as contact with a confirmed or suspected COVID-19-positive case outside the workplace and Black race, were stronger predictors of COVID-19 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mask up to slow down SARS-CoV-2

Along with handwashing and physical distancing, the appropriate use of masks has stood as one of the essential pillars of infection prevention measures against COVID-19. However, rigorous evidence of masks' effectiveness ...

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