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Infectious Diseases: How Do You Break the Chain?

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With the global COVID-19 pandemic having a severe impact on all aspects of society and the health of people worldwide, it is now more important than ever to update your knowledge on the spread and containment of infectious diseases, and what you can do to help break the chain of infection.

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With the global COVID-19 pandemic having a severe impact on all aspects of society and the health of people worldwide, it is now more important than ever to update your knowledge on the spread and containment of infectious diseases, and what you can do to help break the chain of infection and contain the spread.

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Darya Kravsun
06 Apr 2020
Clear and concise
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Perrina Bozanich
16 Aug 2020
good information
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Jacqui Simao
08 Aug 2020
A good reminder that self care is critical for health care workers. Dehydration compromises immunity.
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Andrew Parker
08 Apr 2020
I found this to be very helpful to remember hand hygiene in this period of a possibly very dangerous pandemic of Covid19
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KIM COOPER
20 Apr 2020
This was a short and very informative easy to use and portable.
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Meena Giri
12 Apr 2020
Very informative in this present suitation.
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Peter Hanisch
27 Apr 2020
Well presented important information
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Pei Drukeshkumar
08 Apr 2020
Good basic knowledge and understanding of infectious diseases and prevention control. Improve self confidence.
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Kerry Adcock
09 Aug 2020
A great reminder to all the importance of breaking the chain not only as our current practice but to continue to educate our peers during this pandemic
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Ruth Curtis
10 Apr 2020
clear and concise
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