SARS – COV-2 (COVID-19) Pandemic: A Critical Review on Novel Coronavirus Pathogenesis, Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Ruchi Jain Sagar Institute of Research & Technology-Pharmacy, Ayodhya Bypass Road, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India – 462041
  • Nilesh Jain Sagar Institute of Research Technology & Science-Pharmacy, Ayodhya Bypass Road, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India – 462041
  • Surendra Kumar Jain Sagar Institute of Research & Technology-Pharmacy, Ayodhya Bypass Road, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India – 462041
  • Ram C Dhakar SRG Hospital & Medical College, Jhalawar, Rajasthan, India-326001

Abstract

The 2019-nCoV is officially called SARS-CoV-2 and the disease is named COVID-19. The Novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) caused pneumonia in Wuhan, China in December 2019 is a highly contagious disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared it as a global public health emergency. This is the third serious Coronavirus outbreak in less than 20 years, following SARS in 2002–2003 and MERS in 2012. Currently, the research on novel coronavirus is still in the primary stage. It is currently believed that this deadly Coronavirus strain originated from wild animals at the Huanan market in Wuhan by Bats, snakes and pangolins have been cited as potential carriers. On the basis of current published evidence, we systematically summarize the epidemiology, clinical characteristics, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of COVID-19. This review in the hope of helping the public effectively recognize and deal with the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and providing a reference for future studies.


Keywords: SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, Coronavirus, pneumonia, Respiratory infection

Keywords: SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, Coronavirus, pneumonia, Respiratory infection

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Ruchi Jain, Sagar Institute of Research & Technology-Pharmacy, Ayodhya Bypass Road, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India – 462041

Sagar Institute of Research & Technology-Pharmacy, Ayodhya Bypass Road, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India – 462041

Nilesh Jain, Sagar Institute of Research Technology & Science-Pharmacy, Ayodhya Bypass Road, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India – 462041

Sagar Institute of Research Technology & Science-Pharmacy, Ayodhya Bypass Road, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India – 462041

Surendra Kumar Jain, Sagar Institute of Research & Technology-Pharmacy, Ayodhya Bypass Road, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India – 462041

Sagar Institute of Research & Technology-Pharmacy, Ayodhya Bypass Road, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India – 462041

Ram C Dhakar, SRG Hospital & Medical College, Jhalawar, Rajasthan, India-326001

SRG Hospital & Medical College, Jhalawar, Rajasthan, India-326001

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Jain R, Jain N, Jain SK, Dhakar RC. SARS – COV-2 (COVID-19) Pandemic: A Critical Review on Novel Coronavirus Pathogenesis, Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment. JDDT [Internet]. 15May2020 [cited 6Jun.2020];10(3):241-52. Available from: http://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/3985