Current Research Issues - Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Workers to Prevent Transmission of Pandemic Influenza and other Viral Respiratory Infections

Type: Consensus Study
Topics: Public Health, Diseases
Board: Board on Health Sciences Policy

Activity Description

The IOM committee is examining current research directions and certification and testing issues regarding the use of personal protective equipment during an influenza pandemic. The study is focused on research and other relevant efforts conducted since the release of the IOM report Preparing for an Influenza Pandemic: Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Workers in September 2007.

Public comments are welcome throughout the committee process, please send your comments to the study director, Cathy Liverman, at

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