PAHO issues epidemiological update on Novel Coronavirus

https://www.paho.org/hq/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=15675:paho-issues-epidemiological-alert-on-novel-coronavirus-for-the-americas&Itemid=1926&lang=en

The Pan American Health Organization has updated an alert to its member countries on the Novel Coronavirus (nCoV), recommending that they strengthen surveillance activities to detect patients with acute respiratory disease, and that “health care workers have access to up to date information on the illness, be familiar with the principles and procedures for handling nCoV infections, and be trained to consult a patient’s travel history to link this information with clinical data.”

Originator(s): PAHO. OMS
Resource added in: 05/02/2020
Objective: Health care workers have access to up to date information on the illness, be familiar with the principles and procedures for handling nCoV infections, and be trained to consult a patient’s travel history to link this information with clinical data.
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SARS Virus, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, Communicable Disease Control, Coronavirus Infections, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV), Novel Coronavirus
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