30 March 2020
Dr. Maxwell S. Damian, PhD, collated the World Muscle Society (WMS) Covid-19 advice (28th March 2020) for neuromuscular patients, carers, general neurologists and non-specialist medical providers. This document is also intended to inform neuromuscular specialists particularly regarding frequently asked questions and basic service requirements.
The advice is endorsed by the Members of the Board of the WMS, colleagues from the Editorial Board of Neuromuscular Disorders, the official journal of the WMS, European Academy of Neurology (EAN) Scientific Panel Muscle & NMJ disorders, and our network’s Executive Committee.
The documents listed below are translations of the original advice which was published on 28th March 2020.
Further versions of the advice (and their translations) will be available of the World Muscle Society website as, and when, they are released.
Arabic – Rasha el Sherif
Chinese (Traditional) – Wen-Chen Liang
Czech – Jana Haberlova
Dutch – Peter van den Berg
English – Maxwell S. Damian
French – Shahram Attarian
German – Benedikt Schoser
Hungarian – Rita Horvath
Indonesian – Luh Ari Indrawati
Italian – Antonio Toscano
Japanese – Tsuyoshi Matsumura
Korean – Jongmok Lee
Polish – Anna Kostera-Pruszczyk
Portuguesa – Terehsina Evangelista
Portugues (Brazil) – Mariz Vainzof
Russian – Leyla Akhmeedeva
Spanish – Montse Olive
Turkish – Haluk Topaloglu