Survey: Doctors aren't confident about U.S. preparedness for outbreak

February 26, 2020

A recent survey has found that doctors aren't confident about the U.S. preparedness for a coronavirus outbreak, according to an article on the Fierce Healthcare website.

The recent survey also found that while most doctors aren't very worried about the coronavirus, their patients are

The survey from InCrowd said that among 150 doctors only 9 percent feel confident they could identify a patient who has contracted the coronavirus. Just one in four physicians feels very prepared to treat coronavirus patients.

While only 9 percent of respondents rated themselves as being very concerned about the coronavirus, 28 percent said their patients are very concerned.

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