Menu Close

Epidemiology, Causes, Clinical Manifestation and Diagnosis, Prevention and Control of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) during the Early Outbreak Period: A Scoping Review

Citation

Adhikari, Sasmita Poudel; Meng, Sha; Wu, Yu-Ju; Mao, Yu-Ping; Ye, Rui-Xue; Wang, Qing-Zhi; Sun, Chang; Sylvia, Sean; Rozelle, Scott; & Raat, Hein, et al. (2020). Epidemiology, Causes, Clinical Manifestation and Diagnosis, Prevention and Control of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) during the Early Outbreak Period: A Scoping Review. Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 9(1), 29. PMCID: PMC7079521

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China beginning in December 2019. As of 31 January 2020, this epidemic had spread to 19 countries with 11 791 confirmed cases, including 213 deaths. The World Health Organization has declared it a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40249-020-00646-x

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Infectious Diseases of Poverty

Author(s)

Adhikari, Sasmita Poudel
Meng, Sha
Wu, Yu-Ju
Mao, Yu-Ping
Ye, Rui-Xue
Wang, Qing-Zhi
Sun, Chang
Sylvia, Sean
Rozelle, Scott
Raat, Hein
Zhou, Huan

Year Published

2020

Volume Number

9

Issue Number

1

Pages

29

PMCID

PMC7079521

Reference ID

12687