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If in a private hospital room with neighbors with isolation sign, should I keep my door closed?

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Dr. Claude Parola
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In brief: Not necessarily

In a hospital, the rooms probably have negative pressure; however, the neighbors room have to be kept closed, but due negative pressure any infectious organism will most like be pulled in instead of blown out of the room, therefore it probably not necessary to keep your own room closed.

In brief: Not necessarily

In a hospital, the rooms probably have negative pressure; however, the neighbors room have to be kept closed, but due negative pressure any infectious organism will most like be pulled in instead of blown out of the room, therefore it probably not necessary to keep your own room closed.
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