T. Naga Ravi Kiran, A. V. S. Madhu Latha, J. N. Sureshkumar, E. Sagar Reddy
Dr. T. Naga Ravi Kiran, A. V. S. Madhu Latha, Dr. J. N. Sureshkumar, E. Sagar Reddy
Department of Pharmacy, Narasaraopeta Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Narasaraopeta. A.P, India.
Volume - 12,
Issue - 2,
Year - 2020
Novel coronavirus (nCoV) is one of the most common causes of respiratory tract infection throughout the world. Coronaviruses, a genus of the Corona viridae, are enveloped single positive-stranded RNA viruses, which have the largest viral genome (26-33kb) among the RNA viruses. nCoronaviruses cause a variety of diseases in mammals and birds ranging from enteritis in cows and pigs and upper respiratory disease chickens to potentially lethal human respiratory infections. Here we provide a brief introduction to coronaviruses discussing their replication and pathogenicity, and current prevention and treatment strategiesWe will also discuss the outbreaks of the highly pathogenic Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (SARS-CoV) and the recently identified Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Were Also quoted.
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T. Naga Ravi Kiran, A. V. S. Madhu Latha, J. N. Sureshkumar, E. Sagar Reddy. Novel Coronavirus. Res. J. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics.2020; 12(2): 64-70. doi: 10.5958/2321-5836.2020.00013.0