Vol 71, No 3 (2020)
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Published online: 2020-09-28

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Coronavirus variant COVID-19 pandemic: a report to seafarers

Paolo Sossai1, Silvia Uguccioni2, Giuseppe Sandro Mela3, Marzio DiCanio4, Francesco Amenta1
Pubmed: 33001431
IMH 2020;71(3):191-194.

Abstract

We report the current situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic with particular regard to seafarers and with the indications drawn up by the Centro Internazionale Radio Medico (C.I.R.M.) in this regard.

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