Covid-19 Doctors Resources

Covid-19 Doctors Resources

The World Health Organisation (WHO) was informed about a cluster of pneumonia cases of unknown aetiology in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China on 31 December 2019. On the 7th of January 2020, a Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was identified as the causative virus by the Chinese authorities.

The Novel Coronavirus is formally named SARS-CoV-2. The disease caused by the virus is now referred to as COVID-19.

The National Department of Health and National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) have developed clinical guidelines for health workers. You can also find more information on the NICD website: Clinical management of suspected or confirmed COVID-19 disease guideline

Please also see the WHO for daily situation reports with affected countries.

You can also find more information on the NICD website COVID-19 Resources

For additional assistance or information, kindly contact your local Ampath Pathologist.

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