This document is intended for clinicians involved in the care of adult, pregnant and pediatric patients with or at risk for severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) when a SARS-CoV-2 infection is suspected. Considerations for pediatric patients and pregnant women are highlighted throughout the text. It is not meant to replace clinical judgment or specialist consultation but rather to strengthen clinical management of these patients and to provide up-to-date guidance. Best practices for infection prevention and control (IPC), triage, and optimized supportive care are included.
Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection when novel coronavirus (nCoV) infection is suspected.