Infectious Diseases

Updated 29 May 2020

WATCH | Covid-19: How healthcare professionals should be putting on and removing PPE

Professor Marc Mendelson from the University of Cape Town explains the step-by-step process of putting on and removing PPE for health staff managing infected Covid-19 patients.

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is critical in protecting people and healthcare workers from infections. Professor Marc Mendelson, Head of Infectious Diseases Division at the University of Cape Town, guides health professionals through the fitting and removing of their PPE with a step-by-step process.

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