Medical Students during COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned from Response Teams in Greece

  • Nikolaos Vlachopoulos 1. Final-year Medical Student, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece – Hellenic Military Academy of Combat Support Officers, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Emmanouil Smyrnakis 2. Laboratory of Primary Health Care, General Practice and Health Services Research, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Panagiotis Stachteas Post-graduate Medical Student in Primary Health Care, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Maria Exindari Department of Microbiology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece - National Influenza Centre for N. Greece
  • Georgia Gioula Department of Microbiology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece - National Influenza Centre for N. Greece
  • Anna Papa Department of Microbiology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece - National Influenza Centre for N. Greece
Keywords: Medical Students, Response team, COVID-19, pandemic

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Published
2020-07-31
How to Cite
Vlachopoulos, N., Smyrnakis, E., Stachteas, P., Exindari, M., Gioula, G., & Papa, A. (2020). Medical Students during COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned from Response Teams in Greece. International Journal of Medical Students, 8(2), 191-193. https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2020.603
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Experience