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Update on the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Outbreak: A Global Pandemic Challenge

Version 1 : Received: 1 April 2020 / Approved: 7 April 2020 / Online: 7 April 2020 (10:08:47 CEST)

How to cite: Soni, A.K. Update on the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Outbreak: A Global Pandemic Challenge. Preprints 2020, 2020040082 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202004.0082.v1). Soni, A.K. Update on the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Outbreak: A Global Pandemic Challenge. Preprints 2020, 2020040082 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202004.0082.v1).

Abstract

The 2019 novel coronavirus (previously 2019-nCoV) or coronavirus infectious disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak has been summarized as on March 29, 2020. COVID-19 is a highly transmittable and pathogenic viral infection caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SERS-CoV-2). The disease was first seen during an outbreak in Wuhan, China and continuous spreading from human to human around the sphere. The disease is uncontrolled and increasing the death toll through. The world is facing a global challenge to protect human lives caused by coronavirus outbreak. The number of infected patients is increasing day by day due to COVID-19 as a pandemic. The world health organization (WHO) has declared global public health emergency on January 30, 2020. The disease has been spread around 201 countries with total confirmed cases 634835 and death cases 29891 as on March 29, 2020. The goal of this review to summaries and update the clinical/medical features and suggestions for diagnosis of the COVID-19 as a pandemic. The discussion of the various therapeutic algorithms, risk, prevention and control based on the latest reports has been provided.

Subject Areas

COVID-19; global pandemic; global health emergency; SARS-CoV-2

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