With many countries facing shortages of adequate personal protective equipment in the COVID-19 pandemic, what practical steps can we take to reduce risk of exposure and transmission? Are any of the new adjuncts effective or helpful in the healthcare setting?
Hand hygiene has been a priority in COVID-19 public health campaigns internationally. However in many low-income countries the public may not have access to running water or supplies may not be reliable. What can we advise patients in these scenarios and do we have evidence to back it up?