Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large group of viruses that can cause health disorders ranging
from the usual cold to most severe diseases like Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). These viruses are generally found among animals. In
atypical circumstances, these viruses can propagate to humans from animals. The spikes protruding from
the membrane of the virus look like the sun's corona, hence the name ‘coronavirus’ has been given.
Coronaviruses (CoV) belong to the species of Corona with a high mutation rate than the Coronaviridae.
The objective of this review article was to investigate good strategies of treatment and preliminary
analysis concerning the disease, and prevention in the early stage of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Keywords: Coronavirus, COVID-19, SARS, MERS, SARS CoV, MERS CoV, Influenza, Epidemics.
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