DOI: 10.1111/dth.14117
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Abstract: Dear Editor, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), started in December 2019 in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China. On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared it a pandemic. 1 According to the WHO, 80% of SARS-CoV-2 infections are mild or asymptomatic, 15% are severe (requiring oxygen therapy) and 5% are critical (requiring mechanical ventilation). 2 Fever and cough are the most common signs reported among sympto…

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