Search Tag: Coronavirus Outbreak

IT Management

Drones Shame Coronavirus ‘Health Offenders’

2020 08 Feb

  In healthcare, drones to date have traditionally been used to deliver supplies to remote or inaccessible areas. In the face of the C oronavirus 2019-nCoV spreading across China, the flying machines are now being deployed to press people into donning protective facemasks as part of multiple measures to control the virus.   Chinese police in... Read more

Executive Health Management

Coronavirus 2019-nCoV Continues to Spread

2020 07 Feb

The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) continues to grow. WHO and other institutions and organisations around the world are trying to implement measures to contain the outbreak and find treatments.   You may also like: WHO Declares Public Health Emergency   WHO is convening a global research... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiologists on Coronavirus Frontline

2020 04 Feb

Radiologists are expected to be among the first healthcare professionals to be involved in the diagnosis of 2019-nCoV through chest CT. Early disease recognition is critical not only for prompt treatment, but also for patient isolation and effective public health containment and response.     To provide radiologists with more information... Read more

IMAGING Management

ESR Offers Online ECR Congress in Face of Wuhan Virus

2020 03 Feb

The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has reassured delegates already booked for the event and pointed to the option of attending its congress online as concerns about the spread of the Wuhan Coronavirus grow.   ESR is holding its ECR meeting in Vienna from March 11 to 15.   “So far, there has not been a single cancellation of an ECR 2020... Read more

Executive Health Management

WHO Declares Public Health Emergency

2020 31 Jan

The new coronavirus was declared a global emergency (a Public Health Emergency of International Concern – PHEIC) during the second meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on 30 January. "The main reason for this declaration is not what is happening in China but what is happening in other... Read more

Executive Health Management

Coronavirus Outbreak: On the Verge of Global Emergency

2020 30 Jan

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), is reconvening the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on 30 January, to advise on whether the current outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC). The meeting is planned to start at 13:30 Geneva... Read more

Executive Health Management

Facilitating Collaboration During Emergencies

2020 28 Jan

By 28 January, more than 100 people have died in China in the latest novel coronavirus, known as 2019-nCoV, outbreak, with over 4,500 confirmed infections. Besides China, the virus has also spread to at least 16 other countries. V arious health organisations around the world are reacting to the latest developments. You may also like:... Read more