The University and Community Committee carried out a health
education activity on the Corona virus
that appeared recently in China, where
lecture was given by Dr. Zakaria Abdul Rahim from
the infection control office at the University of Jordan Hospital.
The activity was held on 9/2/2020 Ibn Sina
amphitheater in the School of Nursing at12.30pm to 2:00 pm.
talked about the nature of the virus and its origin, ways of transmission from
to another and the incubation period of the virus, as well as
symptoms of the infection ,its complications
and the possibility of treatment . Where it was clarified that treatment is only for symptoms and there
currently no treatment or anti-virus for it.
Also he clarified that the World
Health Organization is in the process of finding a vaccine and
currently Research is still underway on this topic. He also explained
recommended methods of prevention globally to prevent transmission
of the virus and infection, including the role of the health team,
nursing, by spreading awarenessof this disease.
He clarified the preparations and measures made by the Jordanian Ministry of Health
as well as the University of Jordan
to deal with suspected cases,and also affirmed that Jordan has
registered any cases of HIV infection so far.