When shall coronavirus disease-19 stop? Review of literature

Ahmed M. El-Malky, Waad H. Al-Kathiri, Azza A. El Nouman

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Abstract

© 2020 Ahmed M. El-Malky, Waad H. Al-Kathiri, Azza A. El Nouman. In December 2019, a new coronavirus, now labeled as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, induced an episode of acute atypical respiratory illness started in Wuhan, Province of Hubei, China. The illness triggered by this virus was called coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19). The infection is spread within humans and has triggered a global pandemic. The amount of death tolls continues to increase and a growing number of countries have been driven to create social barriers and lock-ups. The shortage of tailored counseling remains an issue. Epidemiological researches have shown that elderly patients are more vulnerable to serious diseases, while children tend to have milder symptoms. Here, we checked the latest understanding of this disease and found a possible explanation of the potential sequel and the expectations for the future.
Original languageEnglish
JournalOpen Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences
Volume8
Issue numberT1
DOIs
StatePublished - 10 May 2020

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