GPs put on coronavirus alert

GPs should triage patients with fever and respiratory symptoms, urges Professor Raina MacIntyre

GPs are on alert for patients with fever or respiratory symptoms returning from China, as governments worldwide await a possible declaration of international health emergency over the coronavirus outbreak.

Professor Raina MacIntyre
Professor Raina MacIntyre.

The WHO is poised to meet to consider the threat from the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019 nCov) that