Relevant information on the prevalence of Coronavirus infection (2019-nKoV) and the measures taken | Корпоративный фонд "University Medical Center"

According to the “Johns Hopkins University” CSSE web page, Wuhan Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Global Cases, dated from January 30th 2020, confirmed as infected of Coronavirus in the World: 9 776 people, from this number with deaths caused:213 people. Meanwhile, Coronavirus infection was spread by following countries: Mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Australia, Macau, Malaysia, France, US, Germany, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Canada, Vietnam, Cambodia, Finland, Nepal, Sri Lanka.

General Director of the World Health Organization Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus said that The Emergency Committee on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) under the International Health Regulations (IHR 2005) will be reconvened. The Committee will advise to the General Director on whether the outbreak constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), and what recommendations should be made to manage it (source:WHO official web page).

The Сhief sanitary doctor of Kazakhstan, Mr. J. Bekshin, reported on the need for domestic manufacturers to produce more protective masks in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Additionally, he mentioned about ongoing work with citizens, who are arriving from China, on interaction and cooperation with the World Health Organization, also that business trips for government officials of the Republic of Kazakhstan to China were limited. The speaker indicated that international sporting events are suspended, rail links from China to passengers are temporarily closed and that citizens of Kazakhstan need to track information about Coronavirus on the official web page of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan (source: official webpage of the Ministry of Healthcare of the RK).

In turn, the «University Medical Center»  Corporate Fund (hereinafter – Fund) implements measures for active surveillance, has introduced a complex of sanitary, anti-epidemic and preventive measures through strict monitoring of patients for infection. In addition, the Fund has the necessary number of protective masks, various types, special uniform and specialists for emergency response in case of detection of Coronavirus infection.

Recommendations of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan:

“When you are identifying symptoms such as: headache, runny nose, chest pain, pneumonia, fever, flu, accelerated palpitations, rapid breathing. Please, immediately call 103 or call a doctor at home. Avoid self-medication! ”

The materials of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan, including those containing the symptoms of Coronavirus pneumonia, recommendations to people who are visiting and leaving for China, as well as the basic methods of protection against Coronavirus: