COVID-19

10/28/21 By Megan Malke

FDA Withdrawing Temporary Guidances for Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on October 12, 2021, that it intends to withdraw guidances initially issued in March 2020. The guidance outlined temporary policies for manufacturers that were not drug manufacturers…
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10/21/21 By Megan Malke

Healthcare at the Breaking Point and How You Can Help

As the Delta variant continues to sweep the country, we are experiencing a record number of cases since the pandemic began in March 2020. Hospitals bear the burden of this spike as the infected make…
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10/07/21 By Megan Malke

Why Choose Safetec Surface Disinfection Products Over Competitors

Choosing the most effective cleaning products for a commercial facility can be confusing, especially when you throw COVID-19 and the upcoming flu season into the mix. As a result, the pressure to keep a building…
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09/23/21 By Megan Malke

What is the Mu Variant?

We are about halfway through the Greek alphabet for naming coronavirus variants. Only four have raised enough alarm to warrant a WHO “variant of concern” designation- Alpha, Beta, Gamma, and Delta. One of the newest…
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09/09/21 By Megan Malke

Delta Variant as Infectious as Chickenpox: What to Know Now

According to an internal document from the CDC, the Delta variant surging across the United States is more¬†transmissible than the viruses that cause MERS, SARS, Ebola, the common cold, the seasonal flu, and smallpox, and…
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09/02/21 By Megan Malke

Influenza Season 2021-2022: Do We Know What to Expect?

Remember the flu?¬† If you’ve put that infection on your mental back burner while dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re not alone. The flu was pretty much out of sight in 2020. Between September 2020…
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08/19/21 By Megan Malke

Route to Safety: Back to School Supplies, Part 2

The unprecedented reality that struck schools around the country when COVID-19 swept across the U.S. has parents and school officials alike trying to determine what the fall of 2021 will bring. Reopening schools fully is…
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07/29/21 By Megan Malke

Four things to know about the Delta Variant

For the first time since early 2020, we have hope that COVID-19 will soon fade into the background as we make significant strides toward pre-pandemic normalcy. But experts want us to know that there is…
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03/25/21 By Megan Malke

Lessons learned in a year of lockdown

It’s been just over a year since COVID-19 started spreading rapidly in the United States. WHO officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020. Starting in China and spreading to other Asian countries, the…
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03/04/21 By Megan Malke

Emerging Viral Pathogen Claim Explained

If you have researched disinfectants anytime since January 2020, you’ve come across information on the EPA’s “N” List, specifying registered disinfectants approved for use against SARS-CoV-2. You may have wondered how the list is developed…
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02/04/21 By Megan Malke

What we know about COVID-19 Variants

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01/28/21 By Megan Malke

Are You Actually Killing Germs; Part 2

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