COVID-19 | GENERAL INFORMATION AND PREVENTIVE MEASURES
In the presence of an acute outbreak of respiratory infection by a new strain of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the People’s Republic of China, in the province of Hubei, and in neighboring countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that to date in Mexico some cases have already been confirmed. Given this, the Ministry of Health of the Government of Mexico recommends to be aware and inform the first contact personnel in medical and public units, and the general population, of the measures to follow to detect and avoid the presence of the new Coronavirus in Mexico.
What is the Coronavirus?
It is not really a single virus, but a family that normally affects animals, although some can be transmitted from animals to people and cause from a cold to an acute respiratory syndrome. The coronavirus “COVID-19” is a new type that can affect people.