The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has issued a resource on Coronavirus (COVID-19) that can be viewed online.

Healthcare professionals with clinically related Coronavirus queries can contact the NICD Hotline at +27 82 883 9920 and for laboratory-related queries call 011 555 0315/7/8 or 011 555 0488.

The public can call 0800 029 999 during office hours (8h00 to 16h00), Monday to Friday, with questions regarding the Coronavirus.

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Risk Score Predicts COVID-19 Mortality, Outperforms Others

  • Risk Score Predicts COVID-19 Mortality, Outperforms Others

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  • The interactive scoring system

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Airborne Transmission of SARS-CoV-2

  • Airborne Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 – Theoretical Considerations and Available Evidence

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Clinical findings and management

  • Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection when novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection is suspected

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  • Pathological findings of COVID-19 associated with acute respiratory distress syndrome

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  • Topical Povidone Iodine Inhibits Bacterial Growth in the Oral Cavity of Patients on Mechanical Ventilation

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  • Interpreting Diagnostic Tests for SARS-CoV-2

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  • Presenting Characteristics, Comorbidities, and Outcomes Among 5700 Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19 in the New York City Area

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  • Management of COVID-19 Respiratory Distress

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Radiological findings

  • Radiological findings from 81 patients with COVID-19 pneumonie in Wuhan, China: a descriptive study

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  • Coronavirus Disease 2019: Role of Chest CT in Diagnosis and Management

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  • Under Pressure, One Italian Doctor Triages by Ultrasound

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  • Radiological Society of North America Expert Consensus Statement on Reporting Chest CT Findings Related to COVID-19

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Psychological impact

  • The psychological impact of quarantine and how to reduce it: rapid review of the evidence

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General

Treatment for COVID-19

  • SA doctors at the sharp end over COVID-19 treatment protocols

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  • SAHPRA urges medical doctors to stop anticipatory and irrational prescribing of medicines for COVID-19

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