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Month: March 2020

Coronavirus|COVID-19| nCOV | SARS-COV-2

Coronavirus|COVID-19| nCOV | SARS-COV-2

The epidemic severe respiratory disease “COVID- 19” which is an acronym for “Corona virus Disease 2019” caused by a new Corona virus (nCoV), scientifically now known as SARS-CoV-2, is an enveloped virus which has positive ssRNA genome and appears as crown under electron microscope.  SARS-CoV-2 belongs to the family of beta-Corona virus that also include other life threatening viruses like SARS and MERS. This large family of potential viruses has become the major pathogens for emerging respiratory disease outbreaks and…

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