Thomas File, M.D., president of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, chair of the infectious disease division at Akron-based Summa Health and professor of internal medicine, answers common questions about COVID-19 vaccines in an Akron Beacon Journal article.
One question: What should we do while we wait for the vaccines to arrive?
“Everybody in the community needs to continue the mitigation practices that includes wearing masks, hand hygiene and avoiding congregate settings. We need to avoid transmission methods,” said Dr. File.
Read the Akron Beacon Journal article.