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Let's clear the air over COVID: why we need clear communication about medical student involvement

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Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Lancet
Early online date2 Apr 2020
Publication statusPublished - 18 Apr 2020


Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been formally declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation1, reflecting an inability to contain its spread internationally. The associated harm of the COVID-19 pandemic to populations and health systems cannot be understated. In this unprecedented situation, perhaps one of the more under-recognised and enduring repercussions will be on medical student training worldwide.

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