When you suffer from the infectious diseases,（List of deseases reported as infectious desease cases ） influenza, measles, rubella, tuberculosis, and so on, please report it to Health Service Center immediately.
- The reporting for PCR test/antigen test (For Students) is here
- The reporting for PCR test/antigen test (for Faculty and Staff) is here
- The reporting for Influenza and other infectious disease are here
COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus that is generally transmitted by droplet or contact infection. Fever and respiratory symptoms often last for about a week, and severe lethargy (malaise) may occur. The incubation period is 1-14 days (the average duration is 5-6 days), and the period of possible infection (i.e., the possibility of spreading the disease to others) is from 2 days before to 7-10 days after the onset of the disease.
- More information : World Health Organization Coronavirus disease(COVID-19)
- How to protect yourself from COVID-19
Influenza is the respiratory infection caused by influenza virus. The incubation period is usually 1-4 days,(maximum 7days) and main symptoms are high fever, headache, cough, sore throat, running nose, joint pain and muscle pain. The systemic symptoms are more serious than common cold.
The infectious gastroenteritis is caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Vomiting and diarrhea are main symptoms, outbreaks of viral gastroenteritis increase in winter. and especially norovirus infection is very countagious.
- The details : > Tokyo Metropolitan Infectious Surveillance Center > Infectious gastroenteritis (mainly on norovirus) (Japanese)
Dengue fever is an acute febrile illness caused by the dengue virus. Main symptoms include high fever, headache, muscle pain, and skin rash.
Zika virus disease (Zika fever)
Zika fever is a disease caused by the Zika virus which belongs to the same genus as the dengue virus. Symptoms of Zika fever are similar to those of dengue fever, but milder. Not all infected people show symptoms, and some even may not realize they are infected because the symptoms are very mild.
Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis which usually attack and grow in the lungs,causing symptoms like bad cough lasting more than 3 weeks, pain in the chest, and coughing up blood. TB bacteria can also attack any part of the body such as the kidney, spine, and brain.
From the perspective of risk and health management, members of the Institute are recommended to check their immunization records for measles, rubella, mumps, and varicella. Those with no records or who are not sure of their immunization should consult a doctor at a clinic for vaccination. Also, those who are living in dormitories, should consider taking the meningococcal vaccine.
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