In the line of duty

Hear from healthcare professionals who are working on the front lines as they share their stories of treating and managing COVID-19.

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Blog Author(s): Dr Ajaz Ahmad Bhat (India/Qatar)

Working from Home in Times of COVID-19; The good and the bad

Everything was going right at its pace until coronavirus disease (COVID-19) struck fast and hard when the whole world was unprepared for it. Life…

Blog Author(s): Dr Ajaz Ahmad Bhat (India/Qatar)

Post COVID-19 World: Predicting the Unpredictable

The world was cruising at its own pace in the ebb and flow of life until the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) hit us as wreaking havoc. From…

Blog Author(s): Sweta Jangra (India)

Covid-19 and India economy

India has taken early action to limit the spread of COVID-19, ordering nationwide lockdown for its population of 1.3 billion people started from…

Blog Author(s): Mihir R Gangakhedkar, ERS Member (India)

COVID-19 Induced acute Parkinson's disease!

Disclaimer: A sense of humour and not scientific scrutiny is needed for the following article. …

Blog Author(s): Kaustav Chakraborty, ERS Member (India)

ACE2 receptor blockers: a novel therapeutic approach for COVID-19

While the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 is spreading across the world, infecting more than one million people, the fact that no specific drug or…

Blog Author(s): Martijn Spruit, ERS Head of Allied Health…

COVID-19 and Rehabilitation

Dear colleague,…

Blog Author(s): Giuseppe Gaudiello, ERS Member (Italy)

COVID-19 in the acute setting - A position paper by the Italian Association of Respiratory…

Document: Respiratory physiotherapy in patients with CoViD-19 infection in the acute setting: a Position Paper of the Italian Association of…

Blog Author(s): Enrico Clini, Fellow of ERS (Italy)

Rehabilitation with COVID-19: Italian guidance

Document: Joint statement on the role of respiratory rehabilitation in the COVID-19 crisis: the Italian position paper…

Blog Author(s): Kathryn Barnsley [1] and Sukhwinder Singh Sohal…

COVID-19, propelled by smoking, could destroy entire nations

Smoking is a risk factor for many diseases. COVID-19 is in a whole new class of its own (1). Many countries are just starting to come to terms…

Blog Author(s): Rik Gosselink, Fellow of ERS (Belgium)

Physiotherapy management of COVID-19: International guidelines

Document: Physiotherapy Management for COVID-19 in the Acute Hospital Setting: Recommendations to guide clinical practice (Source: Journal of…

Blog Author(s): Shahir Asfahan, ERS Member (India)

Love in the time of COVID-19 and beyond

COVID-19 pandemic is raging across the world. Healthcare professionals are at the forefront of this battle. Healthcare systems and personnel are…

Blog Author(s): Erwin J.O. Kompanje, Erasmus MC University Medical…

Ethics in the time of Corona

The world is facing a global pandemic with enormous personal, societal, and economic consequences that are unprecedented in the last decades. The…

Blog Author(s): T. Troosters, ERS President

Managing the respiratory care of patients with COVID-19: Italian recommendations

Document: Managing the respiratory care of patients with COVID-19: Italian Thoracic Society, (AIPO), Italian Respiratory Society (SIP)…