Paper Details


Savitha Mol G. M.*, Silvia Navis A. and Prasobh G. R.

Journal Title:World Journal of Pharmaceutical and life sciences

One of the new public health crises threatening the world with the emergence and spread as pandemic 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) or the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2),a member of the coronavirus family. The virus originated in bats and was transmitted to humans through yet unknown intermediary animals in Wuhan, Hubei province, China in December 2019. There have been so many people reported cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-2019) and with a high rate of mortality in world wide. For preventing this COVID-19 pandemic and most of the countries implementing social distancing owing to the lack of alternatives, there has been a push to develop a vaccine to eliminate the need for social distancing. But the future course of this virus disease and spreading is unknown. This article only gives a bird’s eye view about this new virus and disease. Since knowledge about this virus is rapidly evolving, readers are urged to update themselves regularly.