In COVID-19 time, how to protect myself and others? a review

Keywords: COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, coronavirus, symptoms, infection

Abstract

Coronaviruses are a big identified group of viruses that could result in sickness in humans and animals. It was confirmed that many of these viruses caused respiratory diseases among humans and their symptoms range from popular colds to more serious diseases, such as the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). The recently detected Coronavirus (called SARS-CoV-2) causes the COVID-19 pandemic, which causes a serious threat worldwide. There was no previous knowledge of this virus before the outbreak of Wuhan city in China in December 2019.  However, there is progress in defining, understanding and dealing with this virus.  In this review, we are focusing on the common questions regarding coronavirus transition and spread, and how to prevent the infection.

 

Author Biographies

Angham G Hadi, University of Babylon

Department of Chemistry, College of Science, University of Babylon, Babylon, Iraq

Mohammed Kadhom, Alkarkh University of Science

Department of Renewable Energy, College of Energy and Environmental Sciences, Alkarkh University of Science, Baghdad, Iraq

Emad Yousif, Al-Nahrain University

Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Al-Nahrain University, Baghdad, Iraq

Nany Hairunisa, Universitas Trisakti

Department of Occupational Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Trisakti, Jakarta, Indonesia

Published
2020-09-30
How to Cite
1.
Hadi A, Kadhom M, Yousif E, Hairunisa N. In COVID-19 time, how to protect myself and others? a review. J Biomedika Kesehat [Internet]. 30Sep.2020 [cited 26Nov.2020];3(3). Available from: https://jbiomedkes.org/index.php/jbk/article/view/137
Section
Review Article

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