Stuttgart, February 2020 – The number of cases of infection with the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV continues to increase. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the new coronavirus outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on January 30, 2020. Therefore, the Thieme Group starts to provide free access to specialist information on the coronavirus and other respiratory viruses at www.thieme.com/coronavirus. As an international provider of medical information and services Thieme aims to support physicians worldwide in the fight against the further spread of the virus.
Physicians around the world are faced with the challenge of quickly detecting illness, taking hygiene and isolation measures and providing the best possible care for those affected. "The WHO has declared the epidemic to be a global health emergency," says Daniel Schiff, Senior Vice President and Managing Director Thieme China. "As a provider of specialist medical information, we would like to make our contribution to ensuring that doctors and medical staff can obtain information quickly. That is why we are now unlocking relevant articles on the coronavirus, published in Thieme journals," Dr. Schiff continues.
Articles from specialist journals such as Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine are bundled together and can be accessed at www.thieme.com/coronavirus.
Thieme is a leading supplier of information and services contributing to the improvement of healthcare and health. Employing more than 1,000 staff, the family-owned company develops products and services in digital and other media for the medical and chemistry sectors. Operating internationally with offices in 11 cities worldwide, the Thieme Group works closely with a strong network of experts and partners. The products and services are based on the high-quality content of Thieme’s and 4,400 books 200 medical and scientific journals. These include 50 dedicated open access journals as well as numerous hybrid publications. This is all based on comprehensive services and many years of experience in communicating scientific information. With solutions for professionals, Thieme supports information processes in research, education, and patient care. Medical students, physicians, nurses, allied health specialists, hospitals, health insurance companies and others interested in health and healthcare are at focus of Thieme’s activities. The mission of the Thieme Group is to provide these markets with precisely the information, services, and products they need in their specific work situation and career. Providing top-quality services that are highly relevant to specific audiences, Thieme contributes to better healthcare and healthier lives. For more information about Thieme, please visit www.thieme.com.
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