COVID-19 A REVIEW BASED ON CURRENT EVIDENCE
Surabhi Srivastava, Vinay K. Srivastava* and Chhavi Srivastava
There is a new Public health crises threating the world with emergence and spread of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-n CoV) or the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS- CoV-2) COVID-19 causes respiratroy infection including Pneumonia, cold, sneezing, fever, sore throt, breathlessness, fatigue, malaise and coughing in humans while in animals it causes diarrhea and upper respiratory diseases. Thedisease is transmitted by inhalation or contact with infected droplets. Coronavirus enters in human cell through membrane ACE-2 exopeptidase receptor. WHO (World Health Organisation) and ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) advised to avoid public place and close contact to infected persons and pet animals. Corona Virus (2019-n CoV) was first identified and isolated from Wuhan city of Hubei Province of China. As of June 21, 2020. The WHO reported that there are 8690140 confirmed cases globally and 461274 deaths have been registered. The WHO officially described the COVID-19 out break as a pandemic due to the speedy spread of the novel Corona virus across the world.
Keywords: COVID-19, Severe Acute respiratory disease, Epidemiology, Pandemic.
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