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Review Article Volume 4 Issue 5

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): An Update on Infection, Diagnosis, Control and Prevention

Bijayanta Sircar*

PhD Scholar, Laboratory of Microbiology and Experimental Medicine, Department of Zoology, University of Gour Banga, Malda, India

*Corresponding Author: Bijayanta Sircar, Ph D Scholar, Laboratory of Microbiology and Experimental Medicine, Department of Zoology, University of Gour Banga, Malda, India.

Received: April 05, 2020; Published: May 04, 2019



  The severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), the causative agent of COVID-19 and more than two million people have infected by the virus worldwide. Human-to-human transmission is the main reason for its rapid spread internationally. Published data from the recent studies on COVID-19 were collected from different official websites and SCI and non-SCI journals, following electronic retrieval process. The SARS-CoV-2 showed several life-threatening infections, in the community as well as health care settings. Up to date, there is no specific drug of choice to treat COVID-19. As per the WHO suggestion, in order to combat COVID-19 related global clinical issues, some mitigation strategies including self-isolation recommended. This review-based study inspects the issues on COVID-19 and its emerging global infection burden, epidemiology, detection, diagnosis, clinical symptoms, control and prevention.

Keywords:Coronavirus; SARS-CoV-2; Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome; Coronaviral Pneumonia; Human-To-Human Transmission; COVID-19; Anti-Coronaviral Agents; Quarantine; Lockdown



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Citation: Bijayanta Sircar. “Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): An Update on Infection, Diagnosis, Control and Prevention". Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences 4.5 (2020): 63-69.


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