COVID-19 in Qatar: Ways forward in public health and treatment

Edwin van Teijlingen, Brijesh Sathian, Padam Simkhada, Indrajit Banerjee

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The rapid and virulent spread of new corona virus COVID-19 took many by surprise. It is a stark reminder of our constant battle with nature. COVID-19 has a diverse range of clinical presentations, and for individuals, the effects range from being asymptomatic to having viral pneumonitis and death. This editorial outlines (a) the underlying nature of COVID-19; (b) key public health measures and (c) some of the lessons learnt from other countries around the world
Original languageEnglish
Article number38
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalQatar Medical Journal
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2020


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