February 13, 2020

Novel Coronavirus

In this episode of Critical Matters we discuss the outbreak of a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), a rapidly evolving epidemic that originated in China and now declared a health care emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO). In this episode, we discuss current understanding regarding the virus and its clinical impact.

Our guest is Dr. Raquel Nahra, a critical care and infectious disease specialist. Dr. Nahra is faculty at the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. In addition to her clinical roles, Dr. Nahra is the Hospital Epidemiologist at Cooper University Hospital in Camden NJ.

Additional Resources:
World Health Organization (WHO) - Coronavirus Status Updates: http://bit.ly/2UJKj4b
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)- Resources and Information on 2019-nCoV: http://bit.ly/2OMGsPO
Lancet - Articles and Clinical Information on 2019-nCoV: http://bit.ly/3bxyiEE
Johns Hopkins University - Novel Coronavirus Information: http://bit.ly/39xETxn
Jama Network - Clinical Characteristics of 138 Hospitalized Patients With 2019 Novel Coronavirus–Infected Pneumonia in Wuhan, China:

Books Mentioned in this Episode:
Waiting for Godot: A Tragicomedy in Two Acts by Samuel Beckett: https://amzn.to/2HhnUD8