Q&A: HICPAC to clarify its transmission prevention guidance for CDC

On Tuesday, the CDC asked the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee to clarify its recommendations for protecting health care personnel, patients and others from respiratory infection transmission.
The committee is tasked with updating CDC guidelines on isolation precautions and infection control in clinical settings, which will be submitted into the Federal Register for public comment once the draft document is completed.
Healio spoke with Tom Talbot, MD, chief hospital epidemiologist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and president of the Society for Healthcare

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