The report was written by 37 specialists, including Dr Zhong Nanshan, who is the leader of a team of medical experts appointed by China’s National Health Commission to deal with the novel coronavirus.
The team collected data from 1,099 confirmed coronavirus patients at 552 hospitals in 31 Chinese provinces and municipalities, the report said.
The new revelation emerged in a study published yesterday by a group of Chinese researchers on medRxiv, a preprint site for scientific medical papers.
The study, which was the largest to date on the novel coronavirus, was based on 1,099 samples collected from 552 hospitals in 31 provincial-level administrative divisions of China. It was published Sunday (Feb. 9) on medRxiv, a preprint server for health reports awaiting peer review.
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