Navigation Links
WHO Travel Advice to prevent spread of "Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

WHO on 5th April reported a cumulative total of 2416 cases of SARS with 89 deaths from 18 countries. Recent deaths have occurred in Hong Kong SARS (3), Malaysia (1), and Singapore (1). New cases that were reported reported in Canada (5), Hong Kong SARS (39), Taiwan, China (2), Singapore (1), the United Kingdom (1), and the United States of America.

The SARS outbreak in Hong Kong has developed an unusual pattern of transmission that is not fully understood.// The increasing number of cases indicate that the disease has spread beyond the initial focus in hospitals. Concern have been particulaly expressed with residential buildings in the Amoy Garden housing estate in the Kowloon district of Hong Kong.

?WHO has revised its advice to international travellers on the basis of new data from China and Hong Kong to prevent the further international spread of SARS. In a press release this morning, WHO issued the following advice:?

The World Health Organization (WHO) today began recommending that persons travelling to Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China and Guangdong Province, China consider postponing all but essential travel. This updated travel advice comes as a result of new developments in the multi-country outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).

?A further release said that the new travel advice is intended to limit further international spread of SARS by restricting travel to areas where the transmission patterns of SARS are not fully understood. The SARS situation, which is rapidly evolving, is under constant assessment by WHO in collaboration with three global networks of experts. The new advice is issued as part of a series of measures that will change as more information about SARS becomes available. This is the first time in the history of WHO that such travel advice has been issued for specific geographical areas.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. How Safe is Air Travel For Heart Patients
2. Travel in Aircraft can cause Thrombosis
3. Deep Vein Thrombosis Risk Increased During Long Travel
4. WHO Says Travelers Could Spread Avian Flu in NZ
5. Indonesian Traveler Tests Negative For Bird Flu, Singapore Safe
6. Mumps Epidemic Spreads Easily From Infected Air Travelers
7. Travel And Tourism Industry Calls For Global Efforts To Limit Sexual Trafficking Of Children
8. Mumps Outbreak Hits US As CDC Monitors Air Travelers
9. Travel-Related Blood Clots Can Be Reduced By Using Flight Stockings
10. US Government Authorizes CDC To Detain Sick Travelers
11. WHO Issues Fresh Guidelines To Long Distance Air Travelers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/8/2019)... ... December 08, 2019 , ... Intelligent.com, a trusted ... 52 Best Homeland Security Degree Programs for 2020. The comprehensive research guide is ... Each program is evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate ...
(Date:12/6/2019)... ... December 06, 2019 , ... Allegheny Health Network (AHN) has named ... joined AHN from WVU Medicine in May 2018, previously served as AHN’s Vice Chair ... interim chair since October and is also part of the pathology faculty at Drexel ...
(Date:12/6/2019)... ... 06, 2019 , ... Dr. Scott Howell, a 2019 graduate of Trident University ... health benefits of coconut oil in the 7 November 2019 edition of Progress ... Profile: A Structured Literature Review,” led by Dr. Hector O. Santos, examines the effect ...
(Date:12/5/2019)... ... December 05, 2019 , ... It’s been an ... products that help people embrace, achieve, and maintain a healthy lifestyle to giving ... committed to our mission of impacting world health, so it’s gratifying to look ...
(Date:12/4/2019)... ... December 04, 2019 , ... Healthcare Real ... the only national awards dedicated to recognizing excellence in the areas of healthcare ... presented in nine different categories during the GlobeSt Healthcare Conference today in Scottsdale, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/6/2019)... ... December 06, 2019 , ... Plant Life Company ... Supply LLC (a division of Horticultural Holdings LLC) to recommend Plant Life Company’s ... , FFGS is a team of disciplined and energetic plant lovers formally educated ...
(Date:12/4/2019)... ... ... The Harm Reduction Institute (HRI) as a part of the American Addiction ... and non-profit Intensive outpatient after care (IOP) , has officially launched its ... amongst members of the own community in Orange County, CA. , They hope ...
(Date:12/2/2019)... ... December 02, 2019 , ... A ... for Michael, an intensive mental health facility, announced it has named Tim Ryan ... business development and national advocacy efforts. , "We are proud to announce that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: