Protocol for assessment of potential risk factors for 2019-novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection among health care workers in a health care setting

Healthcare workers Africa project

AimWorldwide, the health care workers play an essential role in the clinical management of Covid-19 patients, but in Africa they are also at risk of infection given the level of control measures in hospital wards. This study aims to obtain an early understanding of key epidemiological characteristics in the risk of transmission in healthcare workers in different African countries of the IPIN to inform decision makers about the potential impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection in this population essential for the continuity of care. The study will be carried out in hospital wards in charge of the first Covid-19 cases.

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