DISINFACTS | Issue 1/2021

Even though vaccinations are a vital instrument in the fight against the pandemic, the existing hygiene guideli- nes such as minimising contact, keeping distance, hand hygiene, regular ventilation, wearing masks and using the Corona-Warn-App, remain crucial to breaking the chain of transmission. Breaking the chain of transmission EDITORIAL KNOWLEDGE 03 Hope versus reality: vaccin ation against COVID-19 04 SARS-CoV-2 as a nosocom ial pathogen 08 Flu Season 2020/2021 10 Zoonoses: a danger for hum ans 13 Events scheduled for 202 1 20 PRACTICE Hygiene measures during vaccine administration 05 SARS-CoV-2 antigen test 06 The new Wall Holder Plus 07 April 28: World Day for Health and Safety at Work 11 Study: Self-contaminatio n risks 11 Pandemic practices in the A&E 11 10 years of BODE SCIEN CE CENTER 16 PEOPLE & PERSPECTIVES Max von Pettenkofer 12 FORUM Hand Hygiene Initiative by t he WHO 18 RESEARCH prevenIRAS: infection prev ention in Spanish 14