Published time: 13 March 2020
Authors: Wen-Hsin Hsih, Meng-Yu Cheng, Mao-Wang Ho,
Chia-Huei Chou, Po-Chang Lin, Chih-Yu Chi,
Wei-Chih Liao, Chih-Yu Chen, Lih-Ying Leong, Ni Tien,
Huan-Cheng Lai, Yi-Chyi Lai, Min-Chi Lu
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CO-V-2), was first reported in Wuhan, Hubei province, China has now rapidly spread over 50 countries. For the prevention and control of infection, Taiwan Centers for Disease Control initiated testing of SARS-CoV-2 on January 24th, 2020 for persons suspected with this disease. Until February 28th, 43 flu-like symptomatic patients were screened in China Medical University Hospital.
Featuring COVID-19 cases via screening symptomatic patients with epidemiologic link during flu season in a medical center of central Taiwan