Respirators are crucial for protecting workers from hazards such as harmful pollutants, insufficient oxygen, and respiratory diseases such as COVID-19. Respirator fit testing is not just essential for healthcare workers who are expected to interact with patients, but for workers in all industries.(more…)
The COVID-19 outbreak which began in December 2019 in China has since expanded to touch every corner of the globe. On January 21, 2020, the United States had their first confirmed case which has led to millions of people sick and thousands losing their lives. Researchers around the world have worked tirelessly to develop a vaccine to combat the virus. Fast forward to June 2020 and several candidates have reached the late stage of the clinical trials of the vaccine with promising results.
With 2021 on the horizon, it is predicted that a safe and effective vaccine will soon emerge. In this week’s blog, we will discuss the importance of vaccines and the projected timeline for the COVID vaccine.(more…)