Coronavirus fears cause influx of patients to private clinics

By Sapeer Mayron 23 March 2020, 10:00PM

Medical clinics across Apia are reporting an influx of seasonal flu patients, with some seeing twice or even three times the usual amount of patients they expect for this time of the year. 

The Samoa Observer interviewed doctors from seven private clinics, and five confirmed they had experienced significantly higher patient numbers presenting flu symptoms, which are very similar to the symptoms of the new virus, COVID-19 causing global disruptions and death.


By Sapeer Mayron 23 March 2020, 10:00PM

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