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Therapeutic and Triage Strategies for 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease in Fever Clinics

Published time: 13 February 2020

Authors: Jinnong Zhang, Luqian Zhou, Yuqiong Yang, Wei Peng, Wenjing Wang, Xuelin Chen

Keywords: Covis-19, Therapeutic, novel coronavirus.


In December, 2019, numerous unexplained pneumonia cases occurred in Wuhan, China. This outbreak was confirmed to be caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus  (SARS-CoV-2), belonging to the same family of viruses responsible for severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).The SARS epidemic in 2003 was controlled through numerous measures in China. One effective strategy was the establishment of fever clinics for triaging patients. Based on our first-hand experience in dealing with the present outbreak in Wuhan, we have established the following clinical strategies in adult fever clinics.

Therapeutic and triage strategies for 2019 novel coronavirus disease in fever clinics



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