Environmental Maintenance with Effective and Useful Zoning for Severe COVID‐19 due to Protect to and from Patients and Medical Staffs

We repurposed a general ward into an acute care unit for severe COVID‐19 patients taking into consideration airflow, the direction of movement of medical staff, and prevention of the spread of infection to medical staff and other patients. We checked the daily condition and body temperature of all medical staff for 60 days.

Research team led by YCU professor successfully develops a rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19 that can detect antiviral antibodies in patient serum

A research group led by Professor Akihide Ryo of Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine’s Department of Microbiology has successfully developed Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) and a rapid immunochromatographic test which can specifically detect the IgG SARS-CoV-2 antibodies.

[COVID-19] Important Notice for Novel Coronavirus Infection Prevention and Control

The World Health Organization declared Public Health Emergency of International Concern for the Novel Coronavirus infection on January 30th, 2020. As human-to-human infection is also reported in Japan, all students, faculty and staff should take infection prevention measures.