Medical Waste Management Practice during the 2019-2020 Novel Coronavirus Pandemic: Experience in a General Hospital

Publication date: Available online 3 June 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Jie Peng, Xunlian Wu, Rongli Wang, Cui Li, Qing Zhang, Daiqing Wei
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

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