Back to News

ISN President, Vivek Jha, takes the lead on the “Novel Coronavirus 2019 Epidemic and Kidneys”

Novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a newly discovered contagious disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus, primarily manifesting as an acute respiratory illness with interstitial and alveolar pneumonia, but can affect multiple organs such as kidney, heart, digestive tract, blood and nervous system. The rapidly spreading outbreak which first emerged in Wuhan, Hubei Province in China in December 2019 has raised concerns about a global pandemic.

Help us advance kidney health worldwide
Join the ISN
Back to News