Care for Parkinson’s Disease Patients in Pakistan: A Call for Help during COVID-19 Pandemic

Keywords: Parkinson's Disease, Pakistan, COVID-19, Healthcare, Physical Exercise


A commentary regarding Parkinson’s care during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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