EPIDEMIOLOGY, CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS, PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF CORONAVIRUS - A REVIEW

1Shruthi Devi, Jothi Priya, Karthik Ganesh Mohanraj

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Abstract:

The world is in a big lockdown due to the coronavirus. It is caused by a novel virus , a modification of SARS - CoV - 2 and is spread through human to human transmission and as the days pass by the death rate is increasing rapidly as people are not following the prevention protocol properly and some are still not aware about the serious effects and preventive measures to be taken.It appeared just one month before the spring festival of China, and the massive population flow has brought great challenges for control and prevention of the disease.No specific therapeutic drug has been found for this disease.Hence health education on knowledge for controlling the disease is important.So, this review focuses on decreasing mortality rate and thereby help people return to their normal life.The review was made by collecting information based on the keywords and important points in relation to the topic through search engines like pubmed and google scholar.The present study summarises and gives an overview of COVID -19 that provides an insight to the people on this deadly disease and hence helps the people to stay safe.

Keywords:

Awareness, COVID -19, Human transmission, Symptoms, Treatment and control

Paper Details
Month3
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 3
Pages5158-5166