Current review on COVID-19 pandemic: a global perspective


  • Hyma Sara Varghese Department of Pharmacology, The Oxford College of Pharmacy, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India



COVID-19, SARA-CoV-2, Pandemic, Epidemic, Disease, Infection


COVID-19 is a serious infectious disease caused by the novel corona virus, SARS-CoV2, threatening the public health with high transmission rate of infection causing more deaths across the globe in elderly population, immunocompromised individuals and in patients with comorbid conditions. At this point of uncertainty, understanding the pandemic challenges is most essential. As very few literature are becoming available in detailing the different perspectives of the disease, this paper presents the readers with current clinical spectrum of infection like details on epidemiology, pathogenesis, manifestations, diagnostic criteria, treatments and preventive measures of this new type of coronavirus.


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How to Cite

Varghese, H. S. (2020). Current review on COVID-19 pandemic: a global perspective. International Journal of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 9(7), 1159–1166.



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