GPs’ fears growing over protection against new coronavirus

Summer Hiatus

GPs’ fears growing over protection against new coronavirus

WHO map covid19 export 12 feb 2020
Countries with COVID19 cases from China up to 12 February [Source: WHO]

We are on our summer break and the editorial office is closed until 18 January. In the meantime, please enjoy our Summer Hiatus series, in which our journalists have selected articles from our 2020 news and clinical archives, The Conversation and other publications with which we share content. Please note the comment function has been turned off while we are away. Happy reading.

From Martin Johnston: I chose this article, written in mid-February, because it is a reminder of the difficulties that many in general practice have experienced over PPE supply, especially early in New Zealand's epidemic and before COVID-19 had arrived here

“There is significant angst occurring in primary care and other circles about what adequate PPE actually is with regard to COVID19” Fears are gr