Covid-19 Pandemic Mitigation explained in latest EU CDC RRA

From the new RRA: A high level of public awareness is a prerequisite for an effective response with social distancing measures to the COVID-19 outbreak. Risk communication activities should emphasise that although this is a new and highly contagious disease, the vast majority of infected…

Continue Reading Covid-19 Pandemic Mitigation explained in latest EU CDC RRA

TENNIS SA SUPPORTS CANCELLATION OF POTCHEFSTROOM TOURNAMENTS

Pretoria, South Africa, 13 March 2020 - The ongoing effects of COVID-19 were felt by the tennis community on Thursday afternoon, when the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced a six week suspension of tournaments due to escalating concerns…

Continue Reading TENNIS SA SUPPORTS CANCELLATION OF POTCHEFSTROOM TOURNAMENTS

How long Coronavirus, Covid-19 lives on surfaces and in the air, new US Gov funded study findings released

Coronavirus, Covid-19 lives on certain surfaces for many days. On Copper no virus activity after 4 hours, on standard cardboard for 24 hours, on plastic and stainless steel over 72 hours.   From the study abstract: "We found that viable virus could be detected in…

Continue Reading How long Coronavirus, Covid-19 lives on surfaces and in the air, new US Gov funded study findings released

Coronavirus (COVID-2019) at 11 March 2020

Case definitions for human infection with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) according to the WHO: A. A patient with acute respiratory illness (fever and at least one sign/symptom of respiratory disease (e.g., cough, shortness of breath), AND with no other etiology that fully explains the clinical presentation…

Continue Reading Coronavirus (COVID-2019) at 11 March 2020

No South African Coronavirus Disease Cases (COVID-2019) at 5 March 2020

On 4 March, the The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) issued clarification on the current status of COVID-19 in the country. "The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, notes rumours circulating on social media, particularly on…

Continue Reading No South African Coronavirus Disease Cases (COVID-2019) at 5 March 2020

Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) at 1 March 2020

What is Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) COVID-2019 is a new virus with round upright spikes on it's surface. This new virus can infect both animals and humans.  Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) can cause a range of respiratory sickness, from common cold to SARS. This new virus is…

Continue Reading Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) at 1 March 2020

End of content

No more pages to load