Middle East Respiratory Syndrome: Introduction

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This introductory level online course aims to equip frontline responders with introductory level knowledge to manage MERS CoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus). By the end of this course participants should be able to summarize symptoms, treatment, and prevention of MERS, describe transmission routes of MERS-CoV, and describe why MERS CoV is a global threat to human health.

Decision-makers and frontline responders will gain introduction knowledge along with resources on the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) after completing this course. These resources can be used as refreshers for experienced personnel or as an introduction to the topic for everyone else.

This course provides a general introduction to the disease through downloadable presentations, transcripts, and quizzes that can be reviewed at your own pace.

General Information
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Language: English

Level: Basic

Course duration: Approximately 1 hour.

Find more information on the course on the WHO-Website.

Published in GI-Mail 10/2018 (English edition). Sign up for GI-Mail here.  

Tip: More up to date educational events can be found online in the Education Database »medicine & health«.


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