Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – In December 2019, a brand new (or novel) human coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) type emerged in China. COVID-19, the infectious illness caused by SARS-CoV-2, is now a pandemic affecting many international locations globally. ADPH and the CDC are offering up to date information and guidance because it turns into out there. A wholesome community begins with an efficient public health workforce.
For extra information, please refer to WHO scientific temporary “Immunity passports” within the context of COVID-19, which shall be updated as new evidence turns into obtainable. Beyond the scientific considerations, there are moral, legal and human rights aspects related to privacy of private knowledge, medical confidentiality, potential threat of falsification or engagement in risky behaviour, stigma and discrimination.
They should also comply with WHO steerage on quarantine of contacts within the context of COVID-19 . The use of “Immunity certificates” for international travel within the context … Read More