WHO publishes: Home care for patients with COVID-19 presenting mild symptoms and management of their contacts

24/03/2020 94 Views
WHO publishes: Home care for patients with COVID-19 presenting mild symptoms and management of their contacts

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 East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection that was published in June 20181 and is informed by evidence-based guidelines published by WHO, including Infection prevention and control of epidemic- and pandemicprone acute respiratory diseases in health care, 2 and based on current information on COVID-19.

Read the full document here.

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