International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Medical Microbiology | India | Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020

Dangerous Global Outbreak: Transmission, Prevention and Control of COVID-19

Saurabh Kumar [6]

Abstract: Coronaviruses (CoVs), a large family of ss-RNA viruses, can infect animals and also humans, causing respiratory, gastrointestinal and other effects. Globally there is a outbreak of the Covid-19 which is previously called 2019-nCoV originated from Wuhan, China. The symptoms of COVID-19 infection appear after an incubation period of approximately 5.2 days. This period is dependent on the age of the patient and status of the patient's immune system. The WHO also issued detailed guidelines on the use of face masks in the community, during care at home, and in the health care settings of COVID-19. Proper use and disposal of masks is important to avoid any increase in risk of transmission.

Keywords: COVID-19, ss-RNA, Global outbreak

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020,

Pages: 798 - 799

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