What is the place of chest CT in COVID-19 diagnosis particularly in France?

What is the place of chest CT in COVID-19 diagnosis particularly in France?

World Health Day is celebrated on April 7 each year and especially this year healthcare professionals are playing a critical role in keeping the world healthy. Medical staff including radiologists are on the front line for COVID-19 management - providing high quality diagnosis and treatment and addressing fears and questions as well. As part of the diagnosis, chest CT (Computed Tomography) plays a key role in patient care management across the world.

Of note, French Radiology Society recently issued its guidance highlighting the crucial place of chest CT

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Reference:

https://ebulletin.radiologie.fr/actualites-covid-19/epidemie-covid-19-point-limagerie