E&P 2021, 45 (6) novembre-dicembre

Public health strategies for a safe releasing of isolated persons following SARS-CoV-2 infection

Roberto Calisti

At the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, on 12th January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended that SARS-CoV-2 infected persons be discharged from isolation, regardless of isolation location or disease severity, following both clinical recovery and two sequentially negative RT-PCR swab tests performed at least 24 hours apart; on 27th May 2020, the WHO turned to a different approach, taking into consideration, for symptomatic cases, the time elapsed from the symptom onset and the symptom-free time or, for asymptomatic cases, the time elapsed after positive testing.1On …Continua su epiprev.it