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Physical interventions to interrupt or reduce the spread of respiratory viruses

  1. Tom Jefferson1,*,
  2. Chris B Del Mar2,
  3. Liz Dooley2,
  4. Eliana Ferroni3,
  5. Lubna A Al-Ansary4,
  6. Ghada A Bawazeer5,
  7. Mieke L van Driel2,6,
  8. Sreekumaran Nair7,
  9. Mark A Jones8,
  10. Sarah Thorning2,
  11. John M Conly9,10

Editorial Group: Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group

Published Online: 6 JUL 2011

Assessed as up-to-date: 21 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006207.pub4

How to Cite

Jefferson T, Del Mar CB, Dooley L, Ferroni E, Al-Ansary LA, Bawazeer GA, van Driel ML, Nair S, Jones MA, Thorning S, Conly JM. Physical interventions to interrupt or reduce the spread of respiratory viruses. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD006207. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006207.pub4.

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Cochrane Collaboration, Roma, Italy

  2. 2

    Bond University, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

  3. 3

    Public Health Agency of Lazio Region, Infectious Diseases Unit, Rome, Italy

  4. 4

    College of Medicine, King Saud University, Department of Family & Community Medicine, Holder of "Shaikh Abdullah S. Bahamdan" Research Chair for Evidence-Based Health Care and Knowledge Translation, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  5. 5

    King Saud University, Department of Clinical Pharmacy & KKUH, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  6. 6

    Ghent University, Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Ghent, Belgium

  7. 7

    Manipal University, Department of Statistics, Manipal, Karnataka, India

  8. 8

    Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention/School of Population Health, Queensland Health/University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

  9. 9

    Foothills Medical Centre, Room 930, North Tower, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  10. 10

    WHO. Infection Prevention and Control in Health Care, Department of Global Alert and Response - Health Security and Environment, Geneva, Switzerland

*Tom Jefferson, The Cochrane Collaboration, Via Puglie 23, Roma, 00187, Italy.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 6 JUL 2011


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