Analysis of Corona19 Virus Genetic Analysis, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed the results of analysis of viral genes from six patients with Corona19 with high resolution pictures of it. As a result of the analysis, no mutations have yet been found in the cell binding sites that play an important role in invading the human body, and in the gene sites responsible for virus proliferation and pathogenicity. Compared with a total of 103 corona19 virus genes from 16 countries including Australia, Australia, Belgium, Cambodia, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Finland, Germany, United States, Italy, Japan, Nepal, Singapore, Sweden, Thailand, and Vietnam, the concordance rate was 99.89 ~ 100%. The absence of genetic mutations in the corona virus means that there are no fears of toxicological changes due to mutations or errors such as genetic testing. Jeong Eun-kyung, director of the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said, “We have released high-resolution pictures of the Corona 19 virus that was taken using an electron microscope. As we are currently analyzing the proliferative and cross-reaction with human coronavirus antibodies in our cells, more detailed analyzes for prevention and response will be available soon.”

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Corona Virus Infectious Disease-19 Briefing (2020. 2. 23.)

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-Corona 19 quarantine response situation and future plan, plan for securing hospital beds and manpower by region, and utilization plan for each stage-

□ Corona Virus Infectious Disease-19 Pan-governmental Affairs Meeting, President Moon Jae-in, presided over the discussion of ▲ infectious disease crisis alert ▲ corona 19 quarantine response situation and future plan ▲ planning of beds and human resources by region and plans for use by stages.

1 Infectious disease crisis alert raised to “Severe”
□ In the current system, the infectious disease crisis alert is in the ‘border’ stage, and is responding to the central defense measures headquarters (disease management headquarters) and the central accident procurement headquarters (health welfare department) in accordance with the ‘severe’ stage.

○ Today’s pan-governmental measures conference will strengthen the response system by upgrading the crisis warning stage to “serious” as a preemptive measure against the possibility of the nationwide deployment of Corona 19.
-This measure takes into account the early stage of spreading and spreading of community around specific regions and groups, but requires preemptive response considering the possibility of spreading nationwide considering the speed of spread.

○ The government maintains consistency with the existing central defense countermeasures headquarters (the Center for Disease Control) and the central accident procurement headquarters (health and welfare department) system to support them, while maintaining the coherence of the central disaster safety headquarters. (1st Minister: Health and Welfare Minister, 2nd Minister: Ministry of Public Administration and Security)

-Responding to government departments and strengthening the support system of the central government and local governments, the government will respond with unprecedented strong and prompt measures without being bound by regulations.

○ In the “severe” phase, the government will implement containment policies, such as blocking outflow of corona 19, patient discovery and contact isolation, while continuing to implement strategies to block and minimize the spread of communities.

The action was decided this afternoon through the government’s discussions and the Crisis Assessment Meeting, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and was applied by the Minister of Health and Welfare.

The government said that in the ‘severe’ phase, the government will push for strong countermeasures such as social isolation to prevent more proliferation of corona.

○ First, the Daegu region requested autonomous restraint and restrictions on movement for at least two weeks, and the deceased box was requested to be promptly inspected by the screening clinic.

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-In addition, residents of other regions who visited the Daegu area were asked to refrain from going out in accordance with the Daegu area and to be promptly inspected in case of any symptoms.

○ The government also plans to designate a dedicated hospital for rapid treatment and secure beds for patients with low severity among patients with corona19 confirmation.

-In this regard, it will designate and introduce infectious disease consulting hospitals for each trial within one week, and will secure 1,000 additional beds for Daegu regional checkers and secure 10,000 therapeutic beds nationwide. .

○ On the other hand, the government said that it was preparing for the introduction of medical personnel for early diagnosis, sampling and treatment of patients with mild respiratory diseases through medical organizations.

In addition, the government has promised to provide adequate courtesy and loss compensation for medical workers who cooperate to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.

Lastly, the government recommended that events be held in narrow indoor spaces or crowded events and refrain from going outside and taking rest in case of fever or respiratory symptoms.

-We also asked the employer to cooperate with them to allow sick leave without a medical certificate.

2 corona 19 quarantine-response situation and future plan

Currently, the spread of community infections is beginning to occur in some limited areas, such as the rapid increase in patients with Corona19 and the absence of epidemiologic associations.
○ In addition, the Corona 19 epidemic is expected to continue for some time in mainland China, and the possibility of inflows from non-China countries is still high.

○ First of all, we decided to continue to block the inflow of corona 19 from patients’ areas such as China.

-China will continue to enter Japan, including the ban on foreigners from Hubei, suspension of visa issued by the Consulate General of Wuhan, and strengthened visa screening (mainland China) and special entry procedures * for Chinese entrants.

Allows entry after checking residence and contact information, monitoring for 14 days through self-diagnosis app
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○ Minimize trips to major patient areas to prevent influx from third countries other than China, and provide travel history of major patient areas to medical institutions and pharmacies.

□ Considering the proliferation of patients in Daegu and Gyeongbuk, we will also actively carry out measures to prevent the spread of local communities.

○ Expand screening clinics and operate mobile specimen collection teams and mobile clinics for early detection of patients through rapid examination. It also continues to expand diagnostic testing capabilities and adds Corona19 to existing respiratory disease surveillance.

○ In order to block the inflow of patients into the medical institution, new pneumonia patients should be diagnosed before entering the intensive care unit or before entering the intensive care unit.

-In particular, the National Assurance Hospital (2.22 ~~, application received) was introduced to operate a medical treatment area for respiratory patients completely separated from non-respiratory patients so that the public can receive medical treatment with confidence. You can get counseling and prescriptions over the phone without having to.

○ Acquire hospital beds and manpower by region, and in the event of a sudden patient outbreak, provide centralized coordination of resources and support beds, personnel and equipment. We will continue to strengthen our treatment capacity and provide loss compensation to participate in diagnosis and treatment without harming medical institutions.

□ Daegu and Gyeongbuk, Qingdao, are “Infectious Disease Special Control Areas”, and they will be concentrated and all possible quarantine measures will be implemented.

○ The Daegu area is conducting self-isolation and diagnostic tests by securing a list of all high-risk troops who participated in religious events.

-In addition, Daegu Medical Center and Daegu Dongsan Hospital first secured beds (156), and designated Daegu Medical Center as an exclusive hospital for infectious diseases (2.21 days) to secure additional hospital beds by taking all hospitalized patients to other institutions. 453). Afterwards, if there is a shortage of hospital beds, Daegu Public Hospital (Daegu Veterans Hospital) will be designated as a dedicated hospital, and neighboring public hospitals (Red Cross Hospital) will be designated. In addition, if there is a need for a negative pressure therapy bed, the military will use the National Army Hospital.

-It also supports 162 public medical personnel such as public hospitals, military (medical doctors and nurses), and public health doctors, as well as medical protective equipment and diagnostic inspection equipment.

-In particular, through early cooperation and efforts in the medical community, the local community, and across the nation, we will focus on the treatment of all potential deeds, medical personnel, facilities, and equipment.

○ In Gyeongbuk, all patients and workers in Qingdao Daenam Hospital were diagnosed.

-Convert Qingdao University Hospital into quarantine treatment hospital to treat patients who are hospitalized in mental ward, and other confirmed patients are transferred to National Medical Center.

-In preparation for the possibility of additional patients, up to 900 hospital beds will be secured by taking all inpatients from four local infectious hospitals (Andong, Pohang, Gimcheon, and Uljin Medical Center).

-20 medical personnel from the National Mental Health Center, 1 from the National Health Corporation Ilsan Hospital, and medical equipment such as Level D are also supported.

□ In addition, the site of Daegu and Qingdao, Gyeongbuk shall promptly respond to the site’s support needs from the central ministry through the Special Government Special Measures Support Group.

○ It is dispatched to Daegu on February 20 to carry out on-site support activities, followed by an additional dispatch on February 22 to Qingdao, Gyeongbuk.

□ Park Neon-hu, director of the Central Accident and Welfare Division, said, “In addition to efforts to block the influx of corona 19 in Korea, we have prepared for local response to minimize damages such as early diagnosis of corona 19 and provision of appropriate treatment according to the severity. We will build a system, ”he said,“ You will also actively participate in the government’s defense policy, including the belief of the authorities and the observance of personal hygiene rules. ”

3 Acquisition of hospital beds and manpower by region and utilization plan

□ Patients with respiratory infections, such as Corona19, have been assigned to treat negative pressure beds (single room). Currently, there are 1,077 negative pressure beds operating in public and private hospitals nationwide, of which 394 are in use and 683 beds are available. This is the situation (as of 2.22 days).

○ However, except in some areas such as Seoul, most of them have less than 30 beds and there is regional imbalance. Therefore, if a large number of confirmed patients occur in some areas, it may be difficult to accept them in that area.

□ At this meeting, the government will continue to expand negative pressure beds for the treatment of severe patients, secure 10,000 hospital beds per trial for the treatment of mild patients, and secure hospital beds with plans to designate national hospitals and to secure hospital beds and personnel. Announcement of utilization measures.

○ For the treatment of severe patients, we will continue to expand the negative pressure beds using mobile townsmans, and further expand the negative pressure beds by using unused sound pressure devices at medical institutions and health centers nationwide.

○ For the treatment of mild patients, a dedicated hospital will be designated for each trial to secure 10,000 beds. In preparation for the occurrence of a large number of community confirmed patients, 43 institutions including national medical centers and public hospitals were designated as dedicated hospitals, and by 2.28 days, all patients were ordered to be introduced to other institutions.

-The designated and introduced hospitals are undertaking local inspections by assigning a responsible person (manager-level) to the Central Accidents Headquarters for each situation for sufficient loss compensation and management of all patients.

In addition, the National Medical Center and the National Armed Forces General Hospital were designated as the National Infectious Diseases Hospital (2.20 days) to secure additional beds other than the local dedicated hospitals. The government is also planning to designate dedicated hospitals for national and public hospitals such as Yeongju and Sangju Red Cross Hospital.
□ When confirming patients, try to make the best use of available beds in the area (trial), and in the case of a large number of patients in a particular area, the central accident center will adjust the use of the bed.

□ To secure the necessary manpower, we secure the necessary manpower through cooperation with the local medical community, and actively support the manpower that is lacking at the central level through the dispatch of public medical manpower.

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□ Park Neung-hoo, head of the Central Accident and Welfare Division, said, “The nation’s medical system, medical personnel, and technology are the best in the world to respond to Corona 19, and you can rest assured.
○ In addition, “We are sincerely grateful to the medical personnel who are striving for national health at the forefront.”

Coronavirus Infectious Disease-19 Briefing(2020. 2. 20.)

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2019-nCoV Outbreak Cases in South Korea

Coronavirus Infectious Disease-19 Central Briefing
-Revision of Corona 19 response guidelines, prevention of infection and support of medical institutions, formation of loss compensation committee, etc.

□ Corona Virus Infectious Disease-19 The Central Accident and Remediation Headquarters was headed by Kim Kang-rip, Deputy General Manager, Ministry of Health and Welfare. The discussions on the prevention and support of infections at medical institutions, the formation of the Loss Compensation Review Committee, and the results of the entire survey of nursing hospitals were discussed.

1 Daegu-Gyeongbuk Corona 19 Confirmation
□ After the 31st outbreak occurred on February 17, a large number of confirmed patients had developed in Daegu and Gyeongbuk since February 19th.
○ Most of them were mediated in the church chapel (Shincheonji Daegu Church), and they are expected to continue to be confirmed in the future due to their high propagation power.
○ The government dispatches 18 immediate response teams and 6 Central Accident Response Headquarters to Daegu, cooperates with Daegu City, and controls the situation. The Special Government Support Task Force, which consists of 28 related ministries, is working locally.
○ The demand for diagnostic tests in the region is increasing, adding eight screening clinics (14 → 22), and 24 public health doctors will be added after training on February 20. In addition, with the help of the Shinchon Branch, members will be able to self-contain and be inspected.
○ In addition, for the treatment of patrons, Daegu Medical Center and local university hospitals are secured as much as possible in the area, and patrons are placed in order to be treated safely.
□ If the government gathers even a mild cold symptom without fever, it will be difficult to properly treat and increase the possibility of cross infection.
○ Respiratory symptoms accompanied by fever were asked to call 1339 and the public health center first, rather than go directly to the hospital or emergency room.
○ Kang Kang-rip, vice-chairman, said, “The quarantine authorities are in control of the spread of infections, so you don’t have to be overly anxious.

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2Revision to Corona 19 Guidelines (6th Edition)
□ In order to proactively diagnose and treat cases of corona 19 infection in the local community, the Corona Virus Infection-19 Response Guidelines (for local governments) have been revised (the 6th edition) and applied from 0 o’clock today.
○ The revised countermeasures will be actively conducted regardless of overseas travel capacity when suspected to be infected by medical staff.
-Patients admitted to the hospital for unexplained pneumonia in the community are isolated from negative pressure room or single room to conduct corona tests.
-Even if there is no symptom among the contacts of confirmed patients, if medical personnel, caregivers, cohabitants of confirmed patients, and other epidemiologic investigators acknowledge the necessity, conduct quarantine inspection before release, confirm that it is negative, and release the quarantine.
○ Kang Kang-pip, vice-chairman, said, “As the nature of the new infectious diseases, response guidelines are constantly being revised, the medical community will be treated according to the latest information and case definition.”

3Medical institution infection prevention and support plan
□ On February 19, Deputy Vice-Chairman Kim Kang-rip (Vice Minister of Health and Welfare) met with the heads of six health care groups, including the Korean Hospital Association and the Small and Medium Hospital Association, and requested medical cooperation to prevent large-scale corona infection in the community.
○ Kang Kang-rip, vice-chairman, said, “In consideration of the propagation speed and propagation patterns, we have to prepare a different level of implementation plan.
○ The meeting yesterday discussed the role of medical institutions in the treatment of Corona 19 patients and the role of primary medical institutions and small and medium hospitals in preparing for the spread of the community in Corona 19.
○ Kang Kang-pip, deputy general manager, said, “In the medical field, we should minimize infections in hospitals and consider measures to prevent the spread of infections in the community.” He said he would come up with a way.
□ Recently, the Central Accident Compensation Headquarters should establish a plan for securing hospital beds and manpower required by local governments, such as designating a hospital dedicated to infectious diseases in preparation for large-scale patient outbreaks.
○ Early payment of health insurance benefits ▲ Exemption from reporting status on manpower and facilities related to differential treatment ▲ Brain and cerebrovascular MRI intensive examination It was decided to perform the act.
○ In addition, the definition of cases has been expanded to maximize the prevention of medical staff infections, and the protection equipment for the prevention of medical staff infections should be worn.

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4 Corona 19 Loss Compensation Committee
Corona Virus Infections-19 The Central Accident and Welfare Headquarters announced on February 17 that the Loss Compensation Review Committee was formed to discuss the compensation for loss of treatment, treatment, and isolation of corona 19 patients.
○ The Committee will review and decide on matters related to compensation, including specific criteria for compensation of compensation, according to the infectious disease prevention method.
□ The committee was composed of experts, stakeholders, and governments with knowledge and experience in related areas such as the prevention and management of infectious diseases and compensation for losses.
○ The Chairman will be co-chairman, Kim Kang-rip, Deputy Minister of Health and Welfare and Tae-hwan Lim, Chairman of the Korean Medical Academy.
-Medical and legal experts, medical stakeholders such as doctor and hospital associations, and health insurance review and evaluation officials were appointed as civilian members.
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□ The Central Accident Resolution Division said, “We will gather the opinions of medical professionals and related experts and prepare the objective compensation standard as soon as possible, and the compensation plan will be executed according to the result of deliberation and decision by the committee.”

5 nursing home hospital results
□ The Central Accident and Welfare Headquarters conducted on-site investigations on whether 1,435 national nursing hospitals * were excused from work in China, etc. for two days from February 17 to February 18, and whether or not they were excused from work. Guided by the guidelines.
* Among the 1,479 survey targets, 44 surveys were excluded due to suspension or closure.
○ Among the nursing hospitals surveyed, the rate of exclusion for caregivers was 97.4%, and most of China’s travel histories were already excluded from work within 14 days at the request of hospitals or patients.
-The exclusion rate for employees, including medical workers, administrative staff, and cleaning service workers, was 100%, and the limit on visiting visitors was 99.4%.
○ The Central Accident and Welfare Headquarters monitors once a week whether the nursing hospital is still in compliance with the precautions to prevent infections, shares the findings and future monitoring with local governments, and requests continuous management and supervision of individual hospitals. It is a plan.

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6Temporary living status including citizens of Wuhan and returning to Japan
□ Most of the 148 people living in Wuhan, who have been living in the National Defense Academy since February 12, have lived without special requirements.
○ Until now, the medical team composed of 2 doctors, 2 nurses, and 1 medical interpreter within the government joint support group (Department of Ministry of Public Administration and Health and Welfare and Welfare) has 24 health management, 23 psychological counseling, and psychological education for residents. Eight broadcasts and two non-smoking consultations were conducted.
□ In addition, seven people, including those returning to Japan, who entered the National Quarantine Medical Support Center of the Incheon International Airport Quarantine Service on February 19 and started their lives isolated from outside contact in a temporary living facility for 14 days, were all negatively judged by a diagnostic test performed immediately after admission.

6 Koreans and 1 Japanese spouse
□ The Central Accident and Remediation Headquarters announced that it would pay close attention to the quarantine measures so that Korean citizens who entered Korea in a difficult situation where Corona 19 occurred abroad can live healthy lives.