Since December 2019, COVID-19 is spreading worldwide and affecting people every day.
Main symptoms are fever and cough, and most of patients recover spontaneously.
However, about 1 in 6 patients can develop breathing difficulties and in some of them the disease progresses to a more systemic disease and multiple organ dysfunction (1). Patient’s risk stratification is key to optimize COVID-19 patients flow at hospital. Stratification is currently based on characteristics of severe pneumonia and on laboratory findings.Read more