Bulgarian Rheumatology Society recommendations for behavior during an epidemic with COVID-19
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Stoilov, R., Boyadzhieva, V., Stoilov, N., Ivanova, M., Batalov, A., Kolarov, Z., Monov, S. and Sheytanov, I. 2020. Bulgarian Rheumatology Society recommendations for behavior during an epidemic with COVID-19. Rheumatology (Bulgaria). 28, 3 (Nov. 2020), 3-6. DOI:https://doi.org/10.35465/28.3.2020.pp3-6.
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