Current scenario of COVID-19

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Author(s): Priyank Purohit*, Ravi Kumar Mittal, Kanika Bhatt

Journal Name: Letters in Drug Design & Discovery

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The COVID-19 is declared a pandemic by the WHO, which was originated from Wuhan China. Despite its zoonotic source, it is capable of transmission from human to human and causes of so many lives all around the globe approx 1M with the presence in 235 countries as per the WHO report on 15th Oct. In spite of lethal present in countries like the USA, India, and Brazil, the FDA could not approve any drug/vaccine except for emergency care, while many existing drugs like chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine, azithromycin, remdesivir, and favipiravir came up with the new hope. As of now the physical distancing and mask are mostly adopted by the various countries. Here in the important points released by WHO, has been considered in the present review. The aim of review is to give a complete picture of the research, treatment, and affect of COVID-19 to all over the world. Here the important and relevant information mostly the current is gathered from the various sources. Herein some of the serious concern about the safety, diagnosis, and treatment is highlighted with appropriate references, which will be beneficial for the reader.

Keywords: Coronavirus, COVID-19, SARS, MERS, Coronavirus outbreak, Corona treatment

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DOI: 10.2174/1570180818999201224115202
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