This page serves to help keep ACMAV Members updated with information regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak originating from Wuhan, China. If you have resources that will be helpful to other members please let us know via Facebook or email to our office. Last update 13 Feb 2020.
2 Feb 2020 Update — Together with AMA Victoria and the Victorian DHHS, ACMAV arranged a special online webinar briefing for primary care doctors treating high-risk Chinese Community patients on 4pm on February 1st.
Guest panellists included ID Physicians Prof Allen Cheng, Dr Lyn Li Lim, and Dr Jason Kwong, Deputy Victorian Chief Health Officer Dr Annaliese van Diemen, Victorian Chief Health Officer Dr Brett Sutton and A/Prof Julian Rait of AMA Victoria.
Please note that this briefing is for clinical education and not for media release. Information is Victorian-specific and current as of 4pm 1 Feb 2020.
Please note that international travel advisories and case definition have changed since this briefing.
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Victorian Department of Health & Human Services Information
The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has regular updates and resources on the COVID-2019 situation which are accessible here. Please check regularly for new information.
Further international updates are available from:
RACGP Coronavirus Resources
Media coverage of 2019-nCov is available at:
Federal Department of Health Information
The Australian Federal Department of Health also has regular updates and resources regarding 2019-nCov which is accessible here.
Academic Journal Coverage
Here are a selection of early academic papers regarding Novel Coronavirus 2019: