CMO asks pharmacists to help contain coronavirus

The first step is to seek a travel history from patients with flu-like symptoms

Australia’s CMO is enlisting the help of community pharmacists to contain the novel coronavirus.


In advice shared through the Pharmacy Guild of Australia and PSA, Professor Brendan Murphy asks pharmacists to:

  • Seek a travel history from patients presenting with flu-like symptoms. Pharmacists should ask if they have been in the Hubei province of China (including the city of Wuhan) or whether they have been