IASC-iNTER AGENCY STANDING COMMITTEE Interim Guidance for COVID-19 PREVENTION AND CONTROL IN SCHOOLS March 2020 UNICEF, WHO, IFRC


GUIDANCE FOR COVID-19 PREVENTION AND CONTROL IN SCHOOLS

March 2020


What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is a disease caused by a new strain of coronavirus.

‘CO’ stands for corona, ‘VI’ for virus, and ‘D’ for disease.

Formerly, this disease was referred to as ‘2019 novel

coronavirus’ or ‘2019-nCoV.’ ....

Key Messages and Actions for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Schools_March 2020.pdf