Managing People with Chronic Kidney Disease during COVID-19: Considerations for Health Providers, 3 June 2020
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Given the high burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD), with more than 50 million people affected in Latin America and the Caribbean, the impact of COVID-19 on individuals with CKD will be severe. Providers who care for individuals with CKD and centers that provide dialysis services need to continue services for this vulnerable population during the COVID-19 pandemic. This fact sheet presents considerations for the management of people with CKD in the era of COVID-19.
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