WHO’s science in 5 on COVID-19 : Treatment and care at home

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “WHO’s science in 5 on COVID-19 : Treatment and care at home” – below is their description.

If you have COVID-19 and are caring for someone on or yourself at home, what is the treatment protocol? What is WHO’s guidance on Remdesivir and convalescent plasma therapy? How to monitor oxygen at home and what are the red flags when you should call the doctor? WHO’s Dr Janet Diaz explains in Science in 5.

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  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
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