2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Taiwan: Reports of two cases from Wuhan, China

Wei Hsuan Huang, Ling Chiao Teng, Ting Kuang Yeh, Yu Jen Chen, Wei Jung Lo, Ming Ju Wu, Chun Shih Chin, Yu Tse Tsan, Tzu Chieh Lin, Jyh Wen Chai, Chin Fu Lin, Chien Hao Tseng, Chia Wei Liu, Chi Mei Wu, Po Yen Chen, Zhi Yuan Shi, Po Yu Liu

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Abstract

We reported two cases with community-acquired pneumonia caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) who returned from Wuhan, China in January, 2020. The reported cases highlight non-specific clinical presentations of 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as well as the importance of rapid laboratory-based diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)481-484
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection
Volume53
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2020

Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • Emerging infectious diseases
  • Pneumonia
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Zoonosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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