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Use WHO guidance on 2019-nCov to review infectious disease plans

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March 20, 2020

by A.J. Plunkett (aplunkett@decisionhealth.com)

Use guidance issued by The World Health Organization on preparing for the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (2019-nCoV) to review your readiness plans for dealing with infectious diseases.

The guidance offers a variety of technical papers, including information for clinical care, infection control and prevention, and risk communication and community engagement (RCCE).

For infection control and prevention, the technical paper breaks the guidance into five “strategies to prevent or limit transmission in healthcare settings:

The guidance offers a variety of technical papers, including information for clinical care, infection control and prevention, and risk communication and community engagement (RCCE).



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