The Pandemic Hits Us Hard, but We Don’t Lose Hope

Krisna Yuarno Phatama, Sholahuddin Rhatomy, MD, Asep Santoso, Nicolaas C. Budhiparama

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At the end of 2019, we faced a new variant of the coronavirus that can cause pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome-like symptoms. It started in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, and spread quickly to the whole world.This new virus is called Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and can manifest as a disease called coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). On March 13th, 2020 World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a global pandemic, and the story of frightening pandemic begin.

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Coronavirus Pandemic; Orthopaedic Surgery

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.46355/hipknee.v2i1.72

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