Sunday, October 11, 2020

MERCED-Initiatives on COVID19 Pandemic : an Online Resource Database by Country and Technical Guidance

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans. In humans, several coronaviruses are known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus. This new virus and disease were unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. COVID-19 is now a pandemic affecting many countries globally.

The preceding information is taken from the World Health Organization (WHO) website, the link of which is included on this page. The intent of this electronic resource is to inform everyone about the latest pandemic, how one catches the virus, what are its symptoms, and how to treat the symptoms. It is, likewise, the objective of this database to educate everyone towards eliminating this pandemic, not only at the local level, but globally, as well.

Let us all contribute our role and share, to totally eliminate this pandemic.

COVID-19 ED (Electronic Databases)


Protect Yourself and Others
Questions and Answers
Travel Advice
All Technical Guidance
Animal-Human Interface and Food Safety
Clinical Care
Critical Preparedness, Readiness and Response
Essential Health Services
Essential Resource Planning
Infection Prevention and Control / WASH
Laboratory and Diagnosis
Risk Communication and Community Engagement
Schools, Businesses, and Institutions
Surveillance, Case Investigation and Epidemiological Protocols
Travel and Mass Gatherings