WHO article for doctors explains in full detail the symptoms and how to treat patients with the new Coronavirus. [10 page PDF]

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Remarks: nCoV may present with mild,moderate, or severe illness; the latter includes severe pneumonia, ARDS, sepsis and septic shock. Early recognition of suspected patients allows for timely initiation of IPC (see Table 2). Early identification of those with severe manifestations(see Table 2)allows for immediate optimized supportive care treatments and safe, rapid admission(or referral)to intensive care unit according to institutional or national protocols. For those with mild illness, hospitalization may not be required unless there is concern for rapid deterioration. All patients discharged home should be instructed to return to hospital if they develop any worsening of illness.



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