Modifications of Medical Care of Chronic Liver Diseases during COVID19 Pandemic: Necessity or Novelty?
Infectious disorders. Drug targets (Online)
In the late 2019, coronavirus-2 (SARS-COV 2) infection emerged in Wuhan, China and spread to all countries making the first pandemic in 21st century. It seems that this infection will continue period which is long enough to obligate modifications in both life style and health care systems. Because chronic liver diseases (CLD) are prevalent all over the world, it is expected to manage patients with CLD and COVID-19. The aim of this review was to shade the light on the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the management of patients with CLD and how to give medical care to CLD patients during COVID-19 pandemic.