Sunday, May 19, 2013

WHO: Case-control study to assess potential risk factors related to human illness caused by novel coronavirus 17-May-2013

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May 17, 2013
This investigation will provide data to evaluate exposures and risk factors for human cases of novel coronavirus infection to determine those that are related to infection . This protocol outlines a case - control study and the e pidemiological methods to guide data collection to assess risk factors for illness caused by nCoV infection . Health care personnel and the evaluation of other contacts are addressed in a separ ate protocol. Comments for the user’s consideration are provided in purple text throughout the document as the user may need to modify methods slightly because of the local context in which this study will be carried

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