The Bilbao Medical Gazette, founded in 1894 and the organ of expression of the Bilbao Academy of Medical Sciences, just published his latest issue, accessible at www.gacetamedicabilbao.eus, who is dedicated in its entirety to COVID-19. The transversality of content from different disciplines and on the same reference is the pattern that has brought together the authors of the 59 articles that make up the monographic, consisting of 152 pages.
The authors include Nekane Murga, health counselor of the Basque Government; Rafael Bengoa, former counselor; Ricardo Franco Vicar president of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Bilbao and his counterparts of the Academy of Medical and Health Sciences of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands and the Royal Academy of Medicine of the Basque Country, the presidents of the colleges of Biology, Pharmacy, Medicine, Odonto-stomatology, Veterinary, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Industrial Engineering and Technical Engineering of Bizkaia; the heads of the Basque Country Pharmacovigilance Center, professors from the University of the Basque Country / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, the director of the Basque Museum of the History of Medicine, researchers from the CIC bioGUNE, representatives of the regional societies of Epidemiology and Primary Care, the territorial director of Quirónsalud, the director of the Hospital Santa Marina de Osakidetza, specialists in the medical team of the Igualatorio Médico Quirúrgico (IMQ) and figures from the world of culture and thought such as Javier Sádaba and Alberto Infante.
Among the section presidents of the Academy and specialties and professions who have reflected their direct experiences and reflections on COVID-19 in this issue of the Bilbao Medical Gazette, we can list Health Management, Epidemiology, Health Economics, Pharmacovigilance, Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Palliative Care, Reproductive Medicine, History of Medicine, Psychiatry, Veterinary, Nephrology, Occupational Medicine, Medical Education, Dentists, Ophthalmology, Assessment of Body Damage, Microbiology and Vaccines, Health and Environment, Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Pneumology, Rheumatology, Food Sciences, Health Information, Urology, Oncorradiology, Physiotherapy, Biomedical Engineering, Social Work, Gynecology, Obstetrics, Clinical Analysis and others. Three articles signed from Mexico and an in memoriam on the figure of Dr. Fermín Fernández Cano, who died of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, also stand out.