Present information that can help the population and health professionals to clarify questions about the new coronavirus, based on the available scientific literature. This is the objective of the document “Clinical and therapeutic aspects of COVID-19 infection”, prepared by a group of researchers from Rede Covida – a joint initiative of the Center for Data Integration and Knowledge for Health (Cidacs / Fiocruz Bahia) and the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA).
The review, which will have a dynamic update, presents the incubation and transmissibility period of the virus, the symptoms of the disease, the treatments available in home and hospital care, in addition to the main experimental studies that have been conducted for the treatment of Covid-19. The document also provides health professionals with protocols for specialized care during the pandemic.
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