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ISSN (Print): 1574-3624
ISSN (Online): 2212-389X

Letter to the Editor

How India Fights with COVID-19 Learning from Highly Affected Countries

Author(s): Pooja Sharma and Karan Veer*

Volume 16, Issue 3, 2021

Published on: 07 August, 2020

Page: [197 - 199] Pages: 3

DOI: 10.2174/1574362415999200807154418


It was 11 March 2020 when the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the name COVID-19 for coronavirus disease and also described it as a pandemic. Till that day 118,000 cases were confirmed of pneumonia with breathing problem throughout the world. At the start of New Year when COVID-19 came into knowledge a few days later, the gene sequencing of the virus was revealed. Today the number of confirmed cases is scary, i.e. 9,472,473 in the whole world and 484,236 deaths have been recorded by WHO till 26 June 2020. WHO's global risk assessment is very high [1]. The report is enlightening the lessons learned by India from the highly affected countries.

Keywords: Death rate, different scenario, fight against COVID-19, remedial action, WHO, risk assessment.

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