Healthcare workers vulnerable to coronavirus infection

Case series demonstrates high risk of human-to-human transmission

Doctors and nurses are at high risk from coronavirus, according to a new case series from China, where 29% of consecutive cases were health professionals.

Dr Li Wenliang
Dr Li Wenliang.

The largest published case series to date reported on the clinical features of 138 patients with confirmed 2019-nC0V admitted in January to the Zhongman Hospital, a tertiary teaching hospital