Revista de la Facultad de Medicina Humana

English Title

Rehabilitación respiratoria oportuna y precoz en pacientes con neumonía COVID 19 en un hospital referencial


SARS-CoV-2 is a beta-coronavirus of the same subgenus as SARS and MERS viruses, they share the same gene binding receptor, angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE2)(1). The spectrum of disease severity is varied, with the mild form being the most frequent (81%), and severe disease present in 14% of cases, with critical presentation being present in 5%, with a mortality of 2.3%.

English Abstract

El SARS-CoV-2 es un beta-coronavirus del mismo subgénero que los virus SARS y MERS, comparten el mismo receptor de unión del gen, la enzima convertidora de angiotensina (ACE2).(1)El espectro de severidad de la enfermedad es variado, siendo la forma leve la más frecuente (81%), y la enfermedad severa presente en el 14% de los casos, estando la presentación crítica en el 5%, con una mortalidad del 2,3%.





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