Guidelines for Handling Infectious Waste Within the Context of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
An infectious waste can be defined as waste suspected to contain pathogens e.g. laboratory cultures, waste from isolation wards, tissues (swabs), materials, or equipment that have been in contact with tubing, catheters, IGS toxins, live or attenuated vaccines, soiled plaster and other materials contaminated with blood, urine, sputum, faeces of infected patients.
Guidelines for Handling Chemicals Used for Disinfecting Surfaces Against Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Within the context of the global pandemic of COVID -19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recognizes the decontamination of surfaces using disinfectants. In combating the coronavirus not all disinfectants are employed rather those with antiviral activity such as chlorine and alcohol based.
Before his appointment, Professor Jauro was Deputy Director at the National Centre for Petroleum Research and Development at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. He holds a Bachelor of Tech. Degree in Industrial Chemistry from A.T.B.U Bauchi and MSc and PhD Degrees in Industrial Chemistry from the same University..... Read More