ADEA, Henry Schein, FEMA launch mask donation program October 15, 2020 -- The American Dental Education Association (ADEA), Henry Schein, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) plan to collaborate on an effort called #Masks4DentEd that will provide dental schools and education programs with KN95 masks for patient care.
What happened to Chinese dental teams at the COVID-19 epicenter October 7, 2020 -- Dental teams at an oral medicine hospital in China did not develop COVID-19 while providing emergency dental treatment during the pandemic, likely due to increased infection control measures, according to a study published on September 27 in the Journal of Dental Research. Discuss
COVID-19 concerns may undermine vaccine rates for seasonal flu October 1, 2020 -- Only a third of parents believe that the flu vaccine will be more important this year, and 1 in 7 parents will not vaccinate their child due to concerns about COVID-19, according to the results of a new poll. The poll results underscore concerns that there could be a double impact of seasonal flu and COVID-19 this winter. Discuss
1st saline oral rinse COVID-19 test gets FDA nod October 1, 2020 -- Dental testing specialist OralDNA Labs has received an emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its saline oral rinse COVID-19 test.