Threat of multidrug resistant bacterial pathogens in COVID-19 pandemic

Hari Prasad Nepal, Rama Paudel


Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The disease first emerged in Wuhan, China in December 2019 and since then, has been spreading worldwide.1 On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the disease a pandemic.2 This pandemic has been described as the greatest threat to global health since the Spanish Influenza pandemic in the 20th century.3



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