National Prevention Plan
Precautions concerning dealing with patients' corpses
  1. ​Health workers are supposed to adhere to the standard precautions when dealing with the bird flu patient's corpse.
  2. Using the personal protective equipment (PPE): facemask (N95), gloves, apron, head cover, protective eyeglasses, and long shoes.
  3. Putting the corpse in a mortuary bag and sealing it.
  4. In case of the unavailability of mortuary bags, the corpse should be cover by two layers of thick cloth, and sealing it.
  5. Taking the corpse to the place of burial as quickly as possible.
  6. There should be a health worker to ensure appropriate and safe burial.
 
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