Open Access Mini Review Article ID: APM-6-127

    Risk assessment of corona virus: Implementing hierarchy of hazard control in workplaces

    Fatma Demircan Yildirim and Ismail Ekmekci*

    The novel coronavirus or the other name Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), was first identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019 among a group of patients that have the same symtoms of viral pneumonia. Due to the socio-economic factors in Zhuhai, Wuhan and globalization have also accelerated the spread of infectious diseases to the other parts of China and the world [1,2], The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared Covid-19 a public health emergency of international concern as of 1 February 2020 and epidemic as pandemic on 12 March 2020. The virus spreads very rapidly and globally, as of 25 February 2021, there have been more than 113 million confirmed cases of Covid-19, including more than 2.5 million deaths, reported to WHO.


    Published on: Mar 2, 2021 Pages: 3-6

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/apm.000027
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