COVID-19 & the General Surgical Department - Measures to reduce spread of SARS-COV-2 among Surgeons

Danson Yeo, Charleen Yeo, Sanghvi Kaushal, Glenn Tan

The end of 2019 was marked by the emergence of a novel coronavirus1, now termed as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). SARS-CoV-2 causes the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Since then, COVID-19 has spread globally to more than 190 countries and was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on 11 March 2020.