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COVID-19: Myths and Facts [Webinar]


This webinar addresses the epidemiological situation of the SARS-CoV2 coronavirus and the existing scientific knowledge on COVID-19 at the moment it was broadcasted. It was organised by ISGlobal on March 5, 2020, and given by Dr Antoni Trilla, Head of the Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology Department of the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Barcelona and researcher at ISGlobal.

Throughout the talk, Dr Trilla responded to some questions in order to dispel myths and rumours. For example, issues concerning the origin, the taxonomy, the transmissibility and the lethality of the virus, as well as the clinical picture of the disease (COVID-19), risk factors related to its severity, diagnosis methods and treatment.

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