Since December 2019, the growing epidemic of coronavirus has caught the attention of health experts around the world. As described by the WHO (World Health Organization), coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause a variety of conditions, ranging from the common cold to more serious illnesses like Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).
The first Canadian presumptive cases of coronavirus have now been reported. As a preventive health provider, we would like to share with you some recommendations to protect yourself and your employees against coronavirus.
To reduce the risk of exposure and transmission:
Recommendations for business travelers:
Regarding Medisys clinics:
Pay attention to disinformation. Follow recommendations provided on official websites: