Alejandro E. Macias

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Viruses – herpes simplex/varicella zoster

What are the key principles of preventing viruses – herpes simplex/varicella zoster? Herpes simplex virus (HSV) and varicella zoster virus (VZV) are usually spread via droplets or contact, which are preventable with good hygienic practices and droplet precautions. VZV, however, can also be transmitted via aerosols from patients with disseminated skin lesions of varicella or…

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