Rapidly increasing cumulative incidence of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the European Union/European Economic Area and the United Kingdom, 1 January to 15 March 2020.

Kinross P, Suetens C, Gomes Dias J, Alexakis L, Wijermans A, Colzani E, Monnet DL, ECDC Public Health Emergency Team

Euro Surveill 25 (11) - [2020-03-00; online 2020-03-16]

The cumulative incidence of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases is showing similar trends in European Union/European Economic Area countries and the United Kingdom confirming that, while at a different stage depending on the country, the COVID-19 pandemic is progressing rapidly in all countries. Based on the experience from Italy, countries, hospitals and intensive care units should increase their preparedness for a surge of patients with COVID-19 who will require healthcare, and in particular intensive care.

Category: Health

Type: Journal article

PubMed 32186277

DOI 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2020.25.11.2000285

Crossref 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2020.25.11.2000285

pmc: PMC7096777

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