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COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) PANDEMIC UPDATE : TREATMENT !

COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) PANDEMIC UPDATE : TREATMENT !

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Coronavirus is an emerging public health emergency. Human-to-human transmission has been confirmed but more information is needed to evaluate the full extent of this mode of transmission. On 12 February 2020, the novel coronavirus was named severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) while the disease associated with it is now referred to as COVID-19. On 11th march 2020, WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic. In my previous 2 videos on coronavirus I have discussed about symptoms, transmission, diagnosis and also measures to be taken for prevention of COVID 19. Now, in this video, I have discussed about clinical management and the treatment options available. No specific treatment for COVID-19 is currently available. Some drugs are under investigation and are bei...
WHO’s strategic objectives for Corona Virus

WHO’s strategic objectives for Corona Virus

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WHO’s strategic objectives for  Corona Virus Limit human to human transmission including, reducing secondary infections among close contacts and health care workers, preventing transmission amplification events, and preventing further international spread from China*; Identify, isolate and care for patients early, including providing optimized care for infected patients; Identify and reduce transmission from the animal source; Address crucial unknowns and about clinical severity, extent of transmission and infection, treatment options, and accelerate the development of diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines; Communicate critical risk and event information to all communities and counter misinformation; Minimize social and economic impact through multisectoral par...

Corona Virus Recent Updates

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Recent Updates The latest: At least 17 people are dead in China and more than 500 confirmed infected as the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread throughout Asia and across the world. Wuhan in lockdown: The city of 11 million people at the heart of the outbreak will be placed on partial lockdown from Thursday, in an effort to stop the spread of the virus. Controls put in place worldwide: The US announced its first case of the coronavirus Tuesday, and is planning to begin health screenings at airports. The UK, Australia, Singapore, India and a number of other countries have also announced screenings. WHO defers action: A meeting in Geneva declined to declare the Wuhan coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern. Officials will meet again on Thursday. ...