Prof Rotimi Jaiyesimi
PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS
26 February 2020
New publication by the World Health Organisations provides advice on how to prevent contracting the infection
Principle - Risk minimisation
Place - The workplace
WHO Link - bit.ly/2T0Ggim
Breaking News - The virus has spread to every continent with a reported case in Brazil affecting a man who had travelled from Italy.
Algeria had become the second African country, after Egypt, The patient is an Italian citizen who arrived in the country on February 17.
The virus does not recognise territories or borders
** Protect yourself - handwashing
** Governments should strength their health system - heightened awareness, preparedness: screening, provision of isolation units
The full WHO publication can be read by clicking in this link - bit.ly/2T0Ggim