The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reduced the standard quarantine period for COVID-19 from 14 days to 10 or even, in some cases, seven days
The Health Secretary Mexican thrown away to shrink for now the time quarantine by COVID-19 from 14 to seven days, just like the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
This was noted by the Director of Epidemiology, Jose Luis Alomía, which emphasized that at least eight states have significant COVID-19 epidemic activity.
It’s a decline targeting the protocols for international travelers (both from the US and Europe), so people had to stay in the shelter for 14 days, a bit to favor this activity (viral) or trade at times that are in the shelters. activities can be integrated, ”he explains.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reduced the standard quarantine period for COVID-19 from 14 days to 10 or even, in some cases, seven days last Wednesday.
The 14-day quarantine was based on the incubation period of the coronavirus and the time it can take for a person to become infected after exposure to the virus.
Dr. Henry Which, CDC’s COVID-19 Incident Manager, noted that the benefit of the new quarantine could “reduce stress on the public health system and communities, especially when new infections are rapidly increasing.”
With information from López-Dóriga Digital and EFE