Dr. Chen Mu-kuan on COVID-19

  • 19 December, 2021
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Dr.Chen Mu-kuan (陳穆寬院長), Superintendent of Changhua Christian Hospital (Photo by CCH)
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Changhua Christian Hospital (CCH) response team meeting (Photo by CCH)

Dr.Chen Mu-kuan (陳穆寬院長), Superintendent of Changhua Christian Hospital (CCH) said his hospital has,since early 2020, taken measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) including patient flow, setting up check points, checking patients’ travel history, allocation of beds for pneumonia patients apart from 36 negative-pressure isolation beds and buffer area in emergency department. Changhua Christian Hospital (CCH), located in central Taiwan, was founded in 1896 by a British missionary and it is the only medical center in Changhua area in central Taiwan. Changhua Christian Hospital (CCH) published the first journal on COVID-19 released in February, by New England Journal of Medicine, one of the most prestigious peer-reviewed medical journals and it was the first article on COVID-19 from a Taiwan hospital, regarding a locally transmitted case.