Coronavirus: How to Stay Informed

UGHE acknowledges the World Health Organization’s declaration that the outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). COVID-19 is thought to be transmitted from person-to-person mainly via respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes and with symptoms including fever, cough, shortness of breath and other associated symptoms such as a sore throat or chills.

Learn more about how to protect yourself from exposure and transmission, what to do if you are experiencing symptoms, the process of diagnosis and treatment on Rwanda Biomedical Center’s site here. 

To read more about how PIH is addressing Coronavirus, visit their site here.

Browse through the explainers below to understand how you can protect yourself and others from COVID-19.