The World Endoscopy Organization (WEO) is providing guidance to endoscopists on digestive endoscopy and COVID-19.

Introduction

The outbreak of the COVID-19 disease due to the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has recently spread from its original cluster in Hubei province, China, throughout the world, and has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization.

The World Endoscopy Organization (WEO) recommendations on digestive endoscopy and COVID-19 provide guidance to endoscopists as they seek to optimize practice in their endoscopy centers as local conditions allow.

To read WEO’s recommendations, please view here.