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The coronavirus outbreak: the central role of primary care in emergency preparedness and response

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On the last day of 2019, a cluster of cases of a pneumonia with unknown cause were reported by the Chinese authorities to the World Health Organization (WHO), believed to be connected to a seafood market in Wuhan, China. This market was closed the following day. On 7 January 2020, a novel coronavirus was isolated, and known pathogens were ruled out.1 Coronaviruses usually cause respiratory illness ranging from the common cold to severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Clinical symptoms and ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3399/bjgpopen20x101041

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2750-3575
Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners Publisher's website
Journal:
BJGP open Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2020-01-28
Acceptance date:
2020-01-27
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EISSN:
2398-3795
Pmid:
31992543
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1085122
Local pid:
pubs:1085122
Deposit date:
2020-06-05

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