TRANSMISSION AND PREVENTION OF 2019-NCOV IN DENTISTRY
Jyoti Tripathi*, Nivedita Tripathi and G. Ajay Kumar
A highly infectious pandemic respiratory disease is spreading from one to another by different routes of transmission case by novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV. This virus was first explored in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. This virus is causing serious health risk in the population worldwide. The virus causing the disease is not the normal corona virus that normally circulate among human and causes mild common cold and illness. The person-to-person Transmission modes of 2019-nCoV included direct transmission, such as coughing, sneezing, droplet inhalation, and contact spread, such as the contact with oral, nasal, and eye mucosal membrane. The dental clinician are at high risk of 2019-nCoV infection due to the face-to-face communication and the exposure to saliva, blood, and other body fluids, and the handling of sharp instruments. This review explains about various routes of transmission and measures of infection control of 2019-nCoV.
Keywords: Airborne, Aerosol, Infectious, Pneumonia, Transmission.
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