It draws on interim advice produced by WHO  and national agencies [3-6], or expert opinion.
Ensure access to timely virological investigations in accordance with the algorithm for laboratory diagnosis of 2019-nCoV .
a confirmed case, or a suspected case of 2019-nCoV, should wear PPE for contact, droplet and airborne transmission of pathogens: FFP2 or FFP3 respirator tested for fitting, eye protection (i.e. goggles or face shield), long-sleeved water-resistant gown and gloves; 3.2.3 Aerosol generating procedures (AGS) include tracheal intubation, bronchial suctioning, bronchoscopy, and sputum induction have been linked to increased risk of transmission of coronaviruses and require particular protection measures .
3. Tran K, Cimon K, Severn M, Pessoa-Silva CL, Conly J. Aerosol generating procedures and risk of transmission of acute respiratory infections to healthcare workers: a systematic review. PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e35797-e.