The first Global Pneumonia Forum: recommendations in the time of coronavirus

Publication date: June 2020Source: The Lancet Global Health, Volume 8, Issue 6Author(s): Quique Bassat, Kevin Watkins, Stefan Peterson, Pascal Bijleveld, Anne Detjen, Jessica Winn, Simon Wright, Androulla Kyrillou, Gonzalo Fanjul, Núria Casamitjana, Leith Greenslade, Global Forum on Childhood Pneumonia Steering Committee
Source: The Lancet Global Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research

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Source: Neurology Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: COVID-19, Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis Clinical/Scientific Notes Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Further studies are required in order to establish the complicated association between SARS-CoV-2 infection and its effects on the cardiovascular system. Our knowledge regarding diagnostic approaches, therapeutic management and preventive measures is constantly enriched throughout an abundance of ongoing research in the respective fields. PMID: 32472990 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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