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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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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....