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Guidance on Community Social Distancing During COVID-19 Outbreak

BACKGROUND In Africa, the number of COVID-19 cases and impacted countries has been increasing steadily. As of 12 March 2020, 129 cases have been diagnosed in 12 countries, with one death recorded. The experience in countries outside Africa is that, after initial cases are diagnosed, community transmission occurs rapidly. Member States need to immediately implement …

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World Mask Week aims to inspire global movement to wear face coverings in public

World Mask Week (August 7-14) launched to encourage more people to do their part by wearing a mask in public AUGUST 6, 2020, SEATTLE, WA —The Pandemic Action Network, WHO, Africa CDC, US CDC and US CDC Foundation, Facebook, Google, Global Citizen and 40+ partner organizations announced today the launch of World Mask Weekfrom August …

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Africa CDC Policy Recommendation for African Union Meetings and Travel During COVID-19 Outbreak

Social distancing is an accepted strategy to delay and diminish outbreaks of respiratory infections, such as influenza. Similar to influenza, the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) can be readily transmitted human-to-human through respiratory droplets and contact with a contaminated surface. For pandemic influenza, the global consensus has been to defer mass gatherings, which have been defined …

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COVID-19 Resources

Documents and publications on COVID-19 ThemeAfrica CDC InstitutesEmergency Response and PreparednessPublic Health Information System  -One Health TypeAnnouncementCommuniquesFact Sheets & BrochuresManuals, Guidelines & FrameworksNewsletters & PeriodicalsOutbreak BriefsPolicy UpdatesPress BriefingsReports Country This is the preview of the “COVID-19 RESOURCES All” View. ThemeAfrica CDC InstitutesEmergency Response and PreparednessPublic Health Information System  -One Health TypeAnnouncementCommuniquesFact Sheets & BrochuresManuals, Guidelines & FrameworksNewsletters …

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