DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2319-2003.ijbcp20202959

Current review on COVID-19 pandemic: a global perspective

Hyma Sara Varghese

Abstract


COVID-19 is a serious infectious disease caused by the novel corona virus, SARS-CoV2, threatening the public health with high transmission rate of infection causing more deaths across the globe in elderly population, immunocompromised individuals and in patients with comorbid conditions. At this point of uncertainty, understanding the pandemic challenges is most essential. As very few literature are becoming available in detailing the different perspectives of the disease, this paper presents the readers with current clinical spectrum of infection like details on epidemiology, pathogenesis, manifestations, diagnostic criteria, treatments and preventive measures of this new type of coronavirus.


Keywords


COVID-19, SARA-CoV-2, Pandemic, Epidemic, Disease, Infection

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