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Oral medicine, oral pathology and coronavirus (2019-nCoV)


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Martelli-Júnior H, Machado RA, Martelli DRB, Coletta RD. Oral medicine, oral pathology and coronavirus (2019-nCoV): current challenges. Braz. J. Oral Sci. [Internet]. 2020 Mar. 25 [cited 2023 Sep. 25];19:e200001. Available from:


In late December 2019, a cluster of unexplained pneumonia cases was diagnosed in Wuhan, China, and few days later, the causative agent of this mysterious pneumonia was identified as a novel coronavirus. This causative virus has been temporarily named as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and the relevant infected disease has been named as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) by the World Health Organization respectively. The COVID-19 epidemic is spreading in China and all over the world now...


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