Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

The Training and Continuing Education Unit at the College of Dentistry Holds a Lecture on the Newly-Discovered Coronavirus

Today, Sunday, the Training and Continuing Education Unit at the College of Dentistry held a lecture entitled: 'The Newly-Discovered Coronavirus: Facts and Wrong Beliefs'. The lecture was delivered by Professor Ibtesam Afifi, Head of the Infection Control Unit at the Teaching Dental Hospital.

Professor Ibtesam explained the difference between the previously and the newly discovered Coronavirus, and outlined their causes, the main differences between them, and how to prevent them. She also stressed the importance of keeping hands clean and avoiding crowded places, as well as personal hygiene.

Moreover, Professor Ibtesam praised the plan developed by the Ministry of Health and its cooperation with the universities to spread awareness, address rumors about this disease, and give information about it without causing panic among the citizens.