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Infection Control and Prevention

Infections are common in children and often lead to illness. Children first enter early childhood education and care services when their immune systems are still developing. They may not have been exposed to many common germs that cause infections and they may be too young to be vaccinated against some diseases. What causes infection? Microscopic…

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Protecting against COVID-19

In our country, the people most at risk of getting COVID-19 corona virus infections are those who have: recently returned from overseas been in close contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 Based on what we know so far about COVID-19 and what we know about other corona viruses, those at greatest risk…

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Corona Virus disease (COVID-19)

What is a pandemic? A pandemic is an epidemic that spreads on a global scale. Pandemics usually occur when a new infectious disease emerges that can spread rapidly around the world. The WHO declared the outbreak of COVID-19 a pandemic on 11 March 2020. Most people do not have immunity to a new virus. Viruses…

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