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Epidemiology of Novel Corona Virus (Covid-19): A Review

Published time: 07 April 2020

Authors: jitender K malik, Amit kumar

Keywords: COVID-19, pneumonia,   respiratory syndrome, Structure, Virus


Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an RNA virus that infects the respiratory, hepatic, enteric and neurological systems. The past few decades have seen endemic outbreaks within the Variability of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome related coronavirus (SARS-CoV). The recent outbreak initially presented as pneumonia of unknown etiology during a cluster of patients in Wuhan, China. The epicenter of infection was linked to seafood and exotic animal wholesale markets in that. SARS-CoV-2 is Very highly contagious and has resulted during a rapid pandemic of COVID-19. This review article leads to general overview of coronavirus and describes the clinical features, evaluation, and treatment of COVID-19 patients. It’ll also provide a simple way to extend awareness among primary and secondary healthcare providers during this pandemic. Furthermore, our review focuses to up-to-date clinical information for the effective management, prevention, and counseling of patients worldwide. In December 2019, several patients from Wuhan, China were admitted with symptoms of pneumonia because the number of patients presenting with similar symptoms began to rise, the causative agent was eventually isolated from samples. It had been initially called the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and has been recently relabeled as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2); the disease it causes has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). There are multiple drug trials occurring with some positive results. However, since no vaccine is present, the simplest method to combat the virus is by preventive methods. In this, we offer a basic understanding of CoV infections and their potentially detrimental involvement to society.

Epidemiology of Novel Corona Virus (Covid-19) A Review



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