Epidemiology of COVID-19 Outbreak in Japan, from January-March 2020.

Published on Apr 30, 2020in Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases1.362
路 DOI :10.7883/YOKEN.JJID.2020.271
Yuki Furuse21
Estimated H-index: 21
(Kyoto University),
Yura K Ko4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Tohoku University)
+ 7 AuthorsHitoshi Oshitani37
Estimated H-index: 37
(Tohoku University)
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