NEW RESEARCH: THE RIGHT WAY TO WASH HANDS

New Research: The Right Way to Wash Hands

New research demonstrates that the six-step hand-hygiene technique recommended by the World Health Organization is superior to earlier recommended three-step method of hand washing.

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Novel coronavirus outbreak

2019-nCoV Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Coronaviruses belong to large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from cold to severe diseases such as SARS-CoV (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), MERS-CoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome).

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nCoV infection symptoms

nCoV infection symptoms

Infection caused by 2019-nCoV widely ranges. According to the reports, people with no symptoms to mild symptoms being severely ill and are dying. People who traveled to virus outbreak area or come in contact with nCoV sources may show high fever, cough, respiratory problems in case their body is infected with nCoV.

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Novel coronavirus sources

Sources and spread of 2019-nCoV

Coronaviruses as such belong to large family of viruses. They cause illness in humans as well as circulate among animals including bats, cats and camels.

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Novel coronavirus prevention

Prevention of nCoV

Standard recommendations to prevent nCoV are -hand and respiratory hygiene, and safe food practices:

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nCoV outbreak Travel guidance

nCoV travel guidance & safety

One of the most concern is traveling between continents and countries during this new 2019-nCoV outbreak.

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Novel coronavirus myth buster

2019-nCoV myth busters

2019-nCoV myth busters: Like any other disease outbreak there are many rumors and false news are spreading around the world about nCoV. Some of the information forwarded to on social media messages may not be even true. nCoV is a new strain of virus and still there is lot to learn about the disease.

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Novel coronavirus risk assessment

nCoV risk assessment

Novel coronavirus outbreak is s serious public health threat. It is still unclear how the situation unfolds in many countries. In China, where the disease outbreak is reported, many people are severely sick,

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