COVID-19 PANDEMIC

COVID-19 PANDEMIC

COVID-19

LAP Lambert Academic Publishing ( 2022-11-09 )

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a highly contagious viral infection caused by the SARS-COV-2 virus. There are seven different types of the coronavirus, which is common in humans as well as animals. These; NL63 (alpha coronavirus), 229E (alpha coronavirus), HKU1 (beta coronavirus), OC43 (beta coronavirus), MERS-CoV (beta coronavirus that causes Middle East Respiratory Syndrome or MERS), SARS-CoV (beta coronavirus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome or SARS), SARS-CoV-2 (Novel coronavirus 2019 or COVID-19 that causes novel coronavirus disease). The SARS-CoV-2 virus was first declared in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. COVID-19, caused by this virus, was reported a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on March 12, 2020. The rapid global transmission of COVID-19 occurs by droplets, contact and aerosol. Common symptoms in COVID-19 disease include fever, dry cough, sore throat, headache, muscle pain, shortness of breath, and loss of taste and/or smell. Early detection of cases, rapid contact tracing, quarantine, hygiene, social distance measures, mask, restricted social lifestyle are important in the control and prevention of the spread of the disease.

Book Details:

ISBN-13:

978-620-5-51097-1

ISBN-10:

6205510979

EAN:

9786205510971

Book language:

English

By (author) :

Rezzan ALIYAZICIOGLU

Number of pages:

80

Published on:

2022-11-09

Category:

Biochemistry, biophysics