A current update on viral classification, diagnosis and available treatment of COVID-19

Authors

  • Gift Eyareosowo Oden School of Pharmacy, Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Mahal Road, Jagatpura, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
  • Himmat Singh School of Pharmacy, Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Mahal Road, Jagatpura, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
  • Santosh Kumar Singh School of Pharmacy, Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Mahal Road, Jagatpura, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
  • Abhay Raizada School of Pharmacy, Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Mahal Road, Jagatpura, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
  • Gaurav Gupta School of Pharmacy, Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Mahal Road, Jagatpura, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Keywords:

coronavirus, covid-19, SARS-COV-2, pandemic, prevention, vaccine.

Abstract

In December of 2019, an outbreak of a disease began at Wuhan, China and would later be named the coronavirus disease2019 (covid-19) by the World Health Organization and further declared a global pandemic. Since the onset of this disease, the pattern of day to day activities had been disrupted in a bid to curb this menace to society. This paper work touches on basic viral classification, as well as structure of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, the main causative agent of covid-19. This review work also sheds light on symptoms associated with this disease, mode of transmission, method of diagnosis and medications available in treating the symptoms. Potential vaccines available in India are also discussed here.

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Published

2021-06-30

How to Cite

Gift Eyareosowo Oden, Himmat Singh, Santosh Kumar Singh, Abhay Raizada, & Gaurav Gupta. (2021). A current update on viral classification, diagnosis and available treatment of COVID-19. Asian Pacific Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, 4(1), 1–4. Retrieved from https://apjnh.com/index.php/apjnh/article/view/28