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CDC's Project Firstline: Group One - Introduction to Infection Control and Virus Basics

Presented by Abby Carlson, MD, an infectious diseases physician, this educational activity is comprised of four videos that explain the basic principles behind infection control, how they apply to COVID-19 and how they can protect frontline healthcare personnel and the public health workforce, their patients, and their communities from infectious disease threats. This series of trainings is intended to present not just the recommended infection control practices, but also the science and reasoning behind them:

Episode 1: What’s the Goal of Infection Control?

Episode 2: SARS-CoV-2? COVID-19? What’s the Difference?

Episode 3: What’s a Virus?

Episode 5: How Do Viruses Make You Sick?

Available CE: CME, CNE, CPE

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