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COVID-19: Guidelines on disinfection of common public places including offices Scope: This document aims to provide interim guidance about the environmental cleaning

COVID-19: Guidelines on disinfection of common public places including offices Scope: This document aims to provide interim guidance about the environmental cleaning decontamination of common public places including offices in areas reporting COVID-19. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID -19) is an acute respiratory disease caused by a novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), transmitted in most instances through respiratory […]

COVID-19 rapid guideline: antibiotics for pneumonia in adults in hospital

 Table 1 Antibiotics for people 18 and older with suspected community-acquired pneumonia Empirical treatment Antibiotics and dosage (oral doses are for immediate-release medicines) Oral antibiotics for moderate or severe pneumonia Options include: Doxycycline: 200 mg on first day, then 100 mg once a day Co-amoxiclav: 500 mg/125 mg three times a day with Clarithromycin: […]

Zinc and covid

Abstract. In view of the emerging COVID‐19 pandemic caused by SARS‐CoV‐2 virus, the search for potential protective and therapeutic antiviral strategies is of particular and urgent interest. Zinc is known to modulate antiviral and antibacterial immunity and regulate in ammatory response. Despite the lack of clinical data, certain indications suggest that modulation of zinc status […]