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Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19): From causes to preventions in Hong Kong.
Int J Infect Dis. 2020 May; 94:156-163.IJ

Abstract

Hong Kong has been recently attacked by the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19). In late January 2020, it's shown a steadily increasing trend of confirmed cases. There is a 257 in total infected cases confirmed including 4 deaths until 20th of March 2020. To prevent further outbreak of COVID-19, this article discusses the current understanding of COVID-19 and compares with the outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 in 2003 of Hong Kong from the causes, transmission, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and preventions to study for an applicable measurement to control COVID-19.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Key Laboratory of Molecular Target and Clinical Pharmacology, State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Fifth Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou 511436, China; School of Chinese Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong; Department of Science, School of Science and Technology, The Open University of Hong Kong, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon, Hong Kong.Asia-Pacific Institute of Aging Studies, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong.Key Laboratory of Molecular Target and Clinical Pharmacology, State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Fifth Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou 511436, China. Electronic address: xcshan@163.com.

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Review

Language

eng

PubMed ID

32251790

Citation

Law, Siukan, et al. "Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19): From Causes to Preventions in Hong Kong." International Journal of Infectious Diseases : IJID : Official Publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, vol. 94, 2020, pp. 156-163.
Law S, Leung AW, Xu C. Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19): From causes to preventions in Hong Kong. Int J Infect Dis. 2020;94:156-163.
Law, S., Leung, A. W., & Xu, C. (2020). Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19): From causes to preventions in Hong Kong. International Journal of Infectious Diseases : IJID : Official Publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, 94, 156-163. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.03.059
Law S, Leung AW, Xu C. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19): From Causes to Preventions in Hong Kong. Int J Infect Dis. 2020;94:156-163. PubMed PMID: 32251790.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19): From causes to preventions in Hong Kong. AU - Law,Siukan, AU - Leung,Albert Wingnang, AU - Xu,Chuanshan, Y1 - 2020/04/03/ PY - 2020/03/17/received PY - 2020/03/24/revised PY - 2020/03/24/accepted PY - 2020/4/7/pubmed PY - 2020/5/21/medline PY - 2020/4/7/entrez KW - Causes KW - Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) KW - Diagnosis KW - Hong Kong KW - Preventions KW - Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) KW - Symptoms KW - Transmission KW - Treatments SP - 156 EP - 163 JF - International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases JO - Int J Infect Dis VL - 94 N2 - Hong Kong has been recently attacked by the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19). In late January 2020, it's shown a steadily increasing trend of confirmed cases. There is a 257 in total infected cases confirmed including 4 deaths until 20th of March 2020. To prevent further outbreak of COVID-19, this article discusses the current understanding of COVID-19 and compares with the outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 in 2003 of Hong Kong from the causes, transmission, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and preventions to study for an applicable measurement to control COVID-19. SN - 1878-3511 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/32251790/Severe_acute_respiratory_syndrome__SARS__and_coronavirus_disease_2019__COVID_19_:_From_causes_to_preventions_in_Hong_Kong_ L2 - https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1201-9712(20)30192-2 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -