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Response from Osaka University regarding the new strain of coronavirus

Osaka University’s COVID-19 response levels

[for OU STUDENTS] Latest information about the novel coronavirus from Osaka University

[for OU FACULTY and STAFF MEMBERS] Latest information about the novel coronavirus from Osaka University

[For individuals outside of the university] Osaka University's response to the COVID-19 pandemic

This page lists information regarding Osaka University's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including prevention measures and information regarding events at the university.

COVID-19: OU research results and handmade personal protective equipment

OU will continue to fulfill its mission post-COVID-19
According to the “Osaka University’s COVID-19 response levels” and the “Osaka University’s Standard Measures for Preventing Infections,” Osaka University will continue its activities while reconciling itself to coexisting with the novel coronavirus.
COVID-19 information from Osaka University Research Institute for Microbial Diseases (RIMD)
This page contains scientifically accurate information about COVID-19 and latest virology research results provided by RIMD.
How to make a medical gown for infection control (Osaka University Hospital) [PDF file]
This page details how to make medical gowns for COVID-19 infection control, including pictures of the finished product.
How to make a surgical mask (Osaka University Hospital)
This page details how to make the medical face masks that are constructed and used at Osaka University Hospital. (This page is intended for medical institutions.)
A picture book and parents’ guide for families by United Graduate School of Child Development
The United Graduate School of Child Development has prepared a picture book and parents’ guide for families being isolated at home under the state-of-emergency declaration.
Easy-to-make items for preventing the spread of COVID-19

This article contains instructions on how to construct easy handmade personal protective equipment.

Easy-to-make face shield

OU scientists in the fight against COVID-19

In response to the many inquiries regarding “K value” mentioned by Professor Nakano, a link to his preprint (a manuscript describing research that has yet to undergo peer review) is listed below. Please note that his statement is his own and does not represent the official views of Osaka University.

The article on the K value by Professor NAKANO Takashi (Research Center for Nuclear Physics)

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