TRANSMISSION ROUTES OF 2019-NCOV (COVIT-19) AND CONTROLS
Dr. Dhanapal Venkatachalam*
A novel β-corona virus 2019-nCoV (Covit-19) caused severe and even fetal pneumonia explored in a seafood market of Wuhan city, Hubei province, China, and rapidly spread to other provinces of China, and all over the World. The 2019-nCoV (Covit-19) was different from SARS-CoV, but shared the same host receptor the human angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2). The natural host of 2019-nCoV may be the bat Rhinolophus affinis as showed 96.2% of whole-genome identity to BatCoV RaTG13. The person-to-person transmission routes of included 2019-nCoV (Covit-19) direct transmission, such as cough, sneeze, droplet inhalation transmission, and contact transmission, such as the contact with oral, nasal, and eye mucous membranes 2019-nCoV (Covit-19). can also be transmitted through the saliva, and the fetal–oral routes may also be a potential person-to-person transmission route. The participants in Medical practice expose to tremendous risk of 2019-nCoV (Covit-19) infection due to the face-to-face communication and the exposure to saliva, blood, and other body fluids, and the handling of sharp instruments. Medical professionals play great roles in preventing the transmission of 2019-nCoV (Covit-19. Here I recommend the infection control measures during health practice to block the person-to-person transmission routes in hospitals.
Keywords: ?-corona virus, ACE2, Transmission, Control.
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