WHO Announces Updated Terminology for Pathogens That Transmit Through the Air

Megan Reilly

Following consultation with public health agencies and experts, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a global technical consultation report introducing updated terminology for pathogens that transmit through the air. The pathogens covered include those that cause respiratory infections such as COVID-19, influenza, measles, Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), and tuberculosis, among others. Read more https://www.healthcarehygienemagazine.com/who-announces-updated-terminology-for-pathogens-that-transmit-through-the-air/