Global Health & Medicine 2020;2(2):133-134.

Response to the COVID-19 epidemic: a report from Shenzhen, China

Zhao X, Wu YC, Li ZW, Liu L


The whole world is now facing an unprecedented pandemic with over 1.8 million confirmed cases and more than one hundred thousand deaths. To counter the pandemic, Shenzhen created a central command and control structure based on the only designated hospital- Shenzhen Third People's Hospital which is a large general hospital specialized on infectious diseases in the bay area. The hospital has taken many decisive and effective actions to respond to the epidemic. Here, we will describe and share healthcare experiences from Shenzhen and call for international cooperation and collaboration.

KEYWORDS: COVID-19, public health emergency, Shenzhen, China

DOI: 10.35772/ghm.2020.01025

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