A Short Notes on COVID-19 (Coronavirus)


Authors: K. Lasitha and M. Arul Sheeba Rani

Pages: 15-16, 2020

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Coronavirus belongs to Coronaviridae family, order Nidovirales, cause a broad spectrum of animal and human diseases. Coronaviruses have distinctive morphology, the name derived from the outer fringe, or envelope protein. Replication of the RNA genome proceeds through a nested set of viral mRNA molecules. In 2003, Coronavirus causing mild upper respiratory tract SARS-CoV infections and recently emergence of MERS-CoV has confirmed, the coronaviruses as remarkably causes of severe respiratory disease.

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