WHO_nCoV_Introductory Video from openWHO on Vimeo.

“Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

A novel coronavirus (CoV) was identified in 2019 in Wuhan, China. This is a new coronavirus that has not been previously identified in humans.

This course provides a general introduction to nCoV and emerging respiratory viruses and is intended for public health professionals, incident managers and personnel working for the United Nations, international organizations and NGOs.”

Take the course here. More on Emerging respiratory viruses, including nCoV: methods for detection, prevention, response and control and Online training as a weapon to fight the new coronavirus via World Health Organization.

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