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Infection prevention and control during health care for probable or confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (nCoV) infection

WHO has developed this interim guidance to meet the urgent need for up-to-date information and evidence-based recommendations for the safe care of patients with probable or confirmed novel coronavirus (nCoV) infection. The guidance is intended for health-care workers (HCWs), health-care managers, and IPC teams. This guidance summarizes  principles of IPC strategies associated with health care If you have further questions, send an e-mail message to: outbreak@who.int, with “Novel coronavirus IPC question” in the subject line.

The document can be downloaded from: http://www.who.int/csr/disease/coronavirus_infections/IPCnCoVguidance_06May13.pdf?ua=1

Author: World Health Organisation

Citation: http://www.who.int/csr/disease/coronavirus_infections/IPCnCoVguidance_06May13.pdf?ua=1

Published: 04/01/2013

Publication Type: Training

Publisher: World Health Organisation