Health care delivery is facing rapid changes and urgent issues in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, propelling the need for more proactive safety measures along with wider usage of telemedicine platforms, according to a letter published in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Recent reports are demonstrating “exponential” pandemic growth, but screening patients for fever and canceling those appointments may not be sufficient. Due to these reports, the authors write, more precautionary measures must be implemented.