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WHO Technical Guidance for Coronavirus disease
This resource provides technical guidance by topic including: Country Readiness, Patient Management, Risk Communication and Community Engagement, Points of entry / mass gatherings, Surveillance and Case Definitions, Infection Prevention and Control / WASH, Disease Commodity Package, Laboratory Guidance, and Reduction of Transmission from Animals to Humans.
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WHO Epi-Win Coronavirus FAQS
The risk of being infected by novel coronavirus is dependent upon where you live or have traveled recently. The risk of infection is higher in areas with circulating virus, meaning where many people are infected by it.
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WHO Coronavirus Mythbusters
Not everything you hear about coronavirus is true, seek advice and information from trusted sources, as myths and rumors can be damaging to public health. Here are the answers to some of the common 'myths' or questions about coronavirus.
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WHO Rights, Roles and Responsibilities of Healthcare Workers
Health workers are at the front line of any outbreak response and as such are exposed to hazards that put them at risk of infection with an outbreak pathogen. This document highlights the rights and responsibilities of health workers, including specific measures needed to protect occupational safety and health.
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WHO Water, sanitation, hygiene and waste management for COVID-19
This technical brief supplements existing IPC documents by referring to and summarizing WHO guidance on water, sanitation and health care waste which is relevant for viruses.
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