Responding to changing case definition of COVID-19: experience from Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Nepal

Abstract

It is important to track the changing case definition to plan for the clinical response. Transmission pattern of disease have been changing in COVID-19. Countries with no reported cases have moved on to sporadic, cluster of cases and then to community transmission. The response depends on how rapidly the transmission is changing in the country.

Keyword: case definition, COVID-19, transmission

Author Biography

Sumana Bajracharya, Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lagankhel, Nepal

Assistant Professor, Department of General Practice and Emergency Medicine 
Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Nepal

Published
2020-05-08
Section
COVID-19: Short Communication/ Perspective/ Viewpoint