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25 Mar 20

COVID Update on Older People from WHO

Due to the rapidly evolving nature of this situation we strongly advise you to also refer to the official sources listed below for up-to-date, reliable information

Older people are at higher risk for more serious complications from COVID-19.
WHO is publishing guidance, recommendations and advice to health authorities and individuals on a regular basis.
Here are links to some of the key materials that relate to older people.

  • Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) guidance for long-term care facilities in the context of COVID-19
  • Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection when novel coronavirus (nCoV) infection is suspected
  • A guide to preventing and addressing social stigma associated with COVID-19
  • Mental health and psychosocial considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak

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