COVID-19 and liver disease

Jian Sun, Alessio Aghemo, Alejandro Forner, Luca Valenti

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Since December 2019, patients with unexplained pneumonia have been found in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, which was caused by a novel coronavirus that had not been previously identified (1). Tentatively defined as 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the pathogen has now been named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) (2), while the disease termed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1278-1281
JournalLiver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • infection
  • liver disease
  • SARS-CoV-2

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology

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