Uncertainty in the Air: In the Emergency Room with COVID-19 in Pakistan

  • Abuzar Siraj Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Waleed Khan Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan
Keywords: COVID19, Young Doctors, Emergency Room, SARS-CoV2, Pakistan

Author Biographies

Abuzar Siraj, Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar, Pakistan

House Officer

Muhammad Waleed Khan, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan

House Officer

References

World Health Organization (WHO) Director - General's opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19—11 March 2020. Available at: https://www.who.int/dg/speeches/detail/who-director-general-s-opening-remarks-at-the-media-briefing-on-covid-19---11-march-2020. Accessed: April 25, 2020. Last update: March 11, 2020.

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Published
2020-04-30
How to Cite
Siraj, A., & Khan, M. W. (2020). Uncertainty in the Air: In the Emergency Room with COVID-19 in Pakistan. International Journal of Medical Students, 8(1), 54-55. https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2020.497
Section
Experience