Infection control practices in children during COVID-19 pandemic: Differences from adults

American Journal of Infection Control
August 2020 Volume 48, Issue 8, p859-974
http://www.ajicjournal.org/current

 

State of the Science Review
Infection control practices in children during COVID-19 pandemic: Differences from adults
İlker Devrim, Nuri Bayram
p933–939
Published online: May 25, 2020
Highlights
:: High rate of asymptomatic children may increase the spreading of the disease.
:: Healthcare workers in the pediatric hospitals are under great risk for exposure.
:: Infection control precautions play crucial role to prevent the transmissions to HCWs.
:: Personal protective equipment use is a very important strategy for protection of HCWs.