Welcome to the NHS Fife Community Pharmacy for Health Professionals website, which has been designed to provide information and resources for community pharmacies to assist them in supporting their patients living in the community.

 COVID 19 Frequently Asked Questions



 Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

A coronavirus is a type of virus. Typical symptoms include fever, a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.

Generally, coronavirus can cause more severe symptoms in people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long term conditions like diabetes, cancer and chronic lung disease.

Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a new strain of coronavirus first identified in Wuhan City, China. This is a rapidly evolving situation which is being monitored carefully.

Further information

Up to date information on the situation in Scotland is being published by Scottish Government and helpful advice the public is available at NHS Inform.



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