Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is a coronavirus, a family of viruses that can cause a range of mild to severe respiratory illness. MERS-CoV is usually transmitted from camels to humans. Person-to-person transmission has occurred only with close contact, usually in hospital settings. Cases have mostly been reported from countries in the Middle East, most in Saudi Arabia. Currently there is no vaccine or specific treatment for this virus.
PHO Rounds: Impact of COVID-19 on Hospital Visits for Non-traumatic Dental Conditions in Ontario, Canada
Many Ontarians seek hospital care for their dental problems. This session will present a study which assessed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hospital visits for non-traumatic dental conditions in Ontario.