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Pandemic of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Saudi Arabia

Version 1 : Received: 22 July 2020 / Approved: 23 July 2020 / Online: 23 July 2020 (11:32:34 CEST)

How to cite: Awaji, M.A. Pandemic of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Saudi Arabia. Preprints 2020, 2020070549 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202007.0549.v1). Awaji, M.A. Pandemic of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Saudi Arabia. Preprints 2020, 2020070549 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202007.0549.v1).

Abstract

Introduction Most cases of COVID-19 coronavirus infection occurred in the Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of December 2019 in the form of acute pneumonia. COVID-19 virus infects people of all ages. The most affected elderly people with underlying medical conditions. This may cause various symptoms such as fever, difficulty breathing, lung infection, coughing and sneezing. Aim The aim of the present study to highlight the COVID-19 pandemic in Saudi Arabia. Method A search was conducted using the relevant keywords to retrieve the studies conducted in Saudi Arabia regarding COVID-19. The search was by Google Scholar, Pub MED, and Twitter. Conclusion The COVID-19 pandemic carries multiple-risk, and public health groups, such as the United States' Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organisation (WHO), are monitoring the pandemic and posting updates on their website. These groups have also made recommendations on disease prevention and treatment, and according to the Saudi Centres for Disease Control, they have also included the necessary public health measures for mandatory reporting by calling a certain number and through the e-health monitoring network.

Subject Areas

Corona virus: COVID-19; Saudi Arabia; pandemic

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