COVID-19 and our DNA
Keywords:COVID-19, DNA, Epidemic, Epidemiology, Genetic Susceptibility, Genome, Pakistan, RNA Enveloped Viruses, Wuhan
On December 31st 2019, Chinese Health Authorities in Wuhan city of their Hubei province, diagnosed 29 pneumonia cases of unknown etiology and informed WHO (World Health Organization). The unknown virus resembled SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), that occurred in China in November 2002, caused by a novel corona virus spilling over from an animal reservoir and transmitted by respiratory droplets. More than 8000 cases and 774 deaths were caused by SARS and circa US$20 billion coasted for its control.
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