Fast Five Quiz: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD


January 31, 2020

A novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, was first identified amid an outbreak of respiratory illness cases in Wuhan city, Hubei province, China. It was declared a global emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO) on January 30, 2020. Outside of China, infections have been reported in an increasing number of countries, including Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Australia, Cambodia, Canada, France, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, the Republic of Korea, United States, Philippines, and Vietnam. A significant number of deaths have been reported. Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) are also caused by coronaviruses that have jumped from animals to humans.

With so much concern and attention surrounding 2019-nCoV, knowledge of key clinical information is important. Are you familiar with the disease's presentation and the recommendations for diagnosis and treatment? Test your knowledge of this emerging condition with this short quiz.


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