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Information & Rules of conduct for maritime pilots regarding COVID-19


by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 19 March 2020 572

graphic by WHO (www.WHO.int)

The virus: SARS-CoV-2
SARS-CoV-2 (Sars-CoV-2, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2), formerly 2019-nCoV, 2019-novel Corona virus, novel Coronavirus 2019 and Wuhan Coronavirus.
This is the trigger.

The disease: COVID-19
The virus causes the disease called COVID-19 (for coronavirus disease 2019) and is the trigger of the COVID-19 pandemic, which was classified by the WHO as a "health emergency of international concern" on 30 January 2020 and as a pandemic on 11 March 2020. In public, the virus is usually (after the virus family) referred to as novel coronavirus, new coronavirus, coronavirus, corona only or occasionally (after the disease) as covid-19 virus.

Symptoms of COVID-19
- fever
- cough
- difficult breathing


Watch video from the WHO about the virus

Rules of conduct for maritime pilots regarding COVID-19:

Source: post of Christopher Robin on Facebook

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