Background: The disease leading the whole world in a lockdown state, Coronavirus, is
a highly transmitted virus that has spread to the whole world with an intensive speed.
Introduction: Novel coronavirus, termed as COVID-19, is an RNA genome comprising spherical
spiked structure, which can infect humans by majorly attacking the respiratory system. The infection
is characterized by high fever, dry cough and fatigue. The purpose of this review is to highlight
the main characteristic features of COVID-19, the symptoms, and the genetic material present
in the virus. The review also focuses on the uniqueness of this virus from other viruses, which has
made it difficult to develop a vaccine for its cure.
Discussion and Conclusion: The review has illustrated the number of people who have been affected
by COVID 19 in the world with a special emphasis on India. Analysis has shown that how vastly
COVID- 19 has affected human beings.