COVID-19 phenotypes: associated pneumonia and ARDS

This information is mostly anecdotal, we know very little about COVID-19 and this is based on very low quality evidence. We need more studies to confirm or deny what is currently being discussed. The following illustrations summarize the proposed phenotypes of hypoxemic patients with COVID-19. Extraordinarily, these patients exhibit at first an almost exclusive hypoxemic…

SARS-CoV-2 disease, AKA COVID-19

Every since the first appearance of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, now known as the SARs-CoV-2, back in Wuhan on late December 2019, many descriptive studies have been published by different scientific magazines and websites. The following illustration is a super summary of most data that has been reported regarding the SARS-CoV-2 disease: from its mild…

Novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV associated pneumonia

A new strain of Betacoronavirus, similar to the one from bats causing an ourbreak of SARS in 2003, has been identified in Wuhan, Hubei – China. The following illustration is a summary of data from a very small study made of 41 patients only, initially infected with the new Coronavirus in Wuhan. This data was…