SEMINAR ON SARS-CoV-2
Pathology department Wah Medical College (WMC) conducted a seminar on “SARS-CoV-2” on 13th March, 2020. Professor Birg (R) Dr Ayaz Hussain Qureshi, Assistant Professor Dr Lubna Ghazal and Professor Dr Musarat Ramzan delivered as talk to the staff, students and faculty members. The curiosities about treatment were addressed by Professor Dr Wasim Uddin Principal WMC in question answer session.
It was emphasized by the speakers to implement the strategies by general public in the community and health care setting to reduce person to person transmission for COVID- 19. These preventive measures include hand hygiene, cough etiquette, stay at home during illness, frequent cleaning of surfaces like door knobs, light switches, computers and telephones. In the hospital, contact, droplet and airborne precautions are implicated as per risk assessment along with standard precautions.