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US CDC Report for Immunocompromised Individuals to Consider Ultraviolet Disinfection in HVAC/Air Conditioning

Pragna Patel et. al. published story on CDC website about recommendations for Immunocompromised individuals and Covid-19 / SARS protection should consider at home UVGI lights added to HVAC and air conditioning systems. As of January 20, 2023, >90% of circulating SARS-CoV-2 variants in the United States, specifically Omicron BQ.1, BQ.1.1, XBB, and XBB.1.5 sublineages, are unlikely to be susceptible to the combined monoclonal antibodies, tixagevimab and cilgavimab (Evusheld) used for preexposure prophylaxis against SARS-CoV-2 infection (1). The Food and Drug Administration announced on January 26, 2023, that Evusheld is not currently authorized for preexposure prophylaxis against SARS-CoV-2 infection in…
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