RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The statement may seem too optimistic given the tragedy of the novel coronavirus pandemic, but there is an undoubtedly positive outcome from a medical standpoint. In addition to studies on antiviral drugs and the development of vaccines in record time, health reinvented itself in 2020 in its most basic aspect: that of contact between doctors and patients, this time through distance care.
The interaction between the two parties through smartphones, tablets and computers had always been taboo - but the taboo has been overcome. Until now, virtual relationships could not be made directly - only with the intermediation . . .