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How is the COVID-19 treated?

There is no specific treatment for coronaviruses. For patients with mild symptoms treat COVID-19 in a similar way to treating a seasonal flu. Patients with severe symptoms may need to be treated in hospital or require a ventilator. New antiviral agents have been provisionally approved by the TGA for use in General Practice as well as in hospital.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 28 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 28 Mar 2022
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Category: SARS


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