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    Advice on the use of masks in the community, during home care and in health care settings in the context of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak

    This document provides rapid advice on the use of medical masks in communities, at home and at healthcare facilities in areas that have reported outbreaks caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). It is intended for public health and infection prevention and control (IPC) professionals, healthcar...

    Infection prevention and control during health care when novel coronavirus (nCoV) infection is suspected Interim guidance 25 January 2020

    This is the first edition of guidance on infection prevention and control (IPC) strategies for use when infection with a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is suspected. It has been adapted from WHO’s Infection prevention and control during health care for probable or confirmed cases of Middle East respirat...

    Laboratory testing for 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in suspected human cases: Interim guidance

    The purpose of this document is to provide interim guidance to laboratories and stakeholders involved in laboratory testing of patients who meet the definition of suspected case of pneumonia associated with a novel coronavirus identified in Wuhan, China....

    Home care for patients with suspected novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection presenting with mild symptoms and management of contacts: Interim guidance

    WHO has developed this interim guidance to meet the need for recommendations on safe home care for patients with suspected COVID-19 who present with mild symptoms a and on public health measures related to the management of their contacts. This document was adapted from the interim guidance on Middle Eas...

    Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection when novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection is suspected: Interim guidance

    This document is intended for clinicians taking care of hospitalised adult and paediatric patients with severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) when a nCoV infection is suspected. It is not meant to replace clinical judgment or specialist consultation but rather to strengthen clinical management of the...

    Guidelines for the management of pregnant and breastfeeding women in the context of Ebola virus disease

    A paucity of scientific evidence exists on how to best treat pregnant or breastfeeding women with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus disease (EVD). Historical reports suggest that, among women who acquire EVD during pregnancy, there is increased mortality and morbidity, and a near 100% rate of adverse pr...

    WHO antenatal care recommendations for a positive pregnancy experience Nutritional interventions update: Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy

    The World Health Organization’s comprehensive antenatal care (ANC) guideline WHO recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience was first published in 2016 with the objective of improving the quality of routine health care that all women and adolescent girls receive during pregna...

    WHO antenatal care recommendations for a positive pregnancy experience Nutritional interventions update: Multiple micronutrient supplements during pregnancy

    This updated recommendation is relevant to all pregnant women and adolescent girls receiving comprehensive antenatal care (ANC) in any healthcare facility or community-based setting, and to their unborn fetuses and newborns. The question was prioritized during the ANC guideline development process. In 20...

    WHO guideline on use of ferritin concentrations to assess iron status in individuals and populations

    This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on the use of indicators for assessing a population’s iron status and application of the use of ferritin concentrations for monitoring and evaluating iron interventions. his guideline aims to help WHO Member States and their partners to ...

    WHO guidelines for the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus

    WHO published interim guidelines on the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus in September 2016, based on a limited amount of evidence under an emergency process during a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC). The body of evidence has grown considerably since then, and WHO ex...