International Journal of Medical and Health Research

International Journal of Medical and Health Research


International Journal of Medical and Health Research
International Journal of Medical and Health Research
Vol. 6, Issue 8 (2020)

A review of COVID-19


Seema Yadav, Rajendra Kumar Pipal, Dharmendra Kumar Pipal, Vibha Rani Pipial

The Covid-19 (Novel corona virus) continues to wreak havoc across China, European countries, USA and now seems to gain a strong foothold in India. Corona virus causes respiratory infection including pneumonia, cold, sneezing and coughing. Corona virus transmitted human to human via airborne droplets. Corona virus enters in human cell through membrane ACE-2 exopeptidase receptor. COVID-19 is a new disease and there is limited information regarding risk factors for severe illness. Based on currently available information older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19.WHO and IJCMR advised to avoid public place and close contact to infected persons.
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