Dingyu Zhang's scientific contributions

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In December 2019, a cluster of patients with pneumonia of unknown cause was linked to a seafood wholesale market in Wuhan, China. A previously unknown betacoronavirus was discovered through the use of unbiased sequencing in samples from patients with pneumonia. Human airway epithelial cells were used to isolate a novel coronavirus, named 2019-nCoV,...


... Since the outbreak of a novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in Wuhan, China, the disease has spread rapidly. 1 The World Health Organization declared coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) a worldwide pandemic on March 11, 2020. 2 Digestive endoscopy procedures pose a risk of infection for healthcare workers due to the potential aerosol and fecal-oral transmission of microbial agents from patients. Pombo et al. reported that two-thirds of all nurses and half of all technicians were infected in the endoscopy unit during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...