April 14, 2020, Vol 323, No. 14, Pages 1327-1420
Priorities for the US Health Community Responding to COVID-19
Amesh A. Adalja, MD; Eric Toner, MD; Thomas V. Inglesby, MD
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JAMA. 2020;323(14):1343-1344. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.3413
This Viewpoint discusses the preparedness plans that need to be implemented in the US to combat the SARS-CoV-2 virus (the cause of COVID-19 disease), including shoring up resources in hospitals and clinics, updating of triage and isolation protocols, expanding PCR manufacturing and patient testing, and communicating to the public with unified public health messages.