COVID-19 and our DNA

Authors

  • Muhammad Aslamkhan Clinical Research Division, Sundas Foundation, Lahore, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37978/tijfs.v4i2.206

Keywords:

COVID-19, DNA, Epidemic, Epidemiology, Genetic Susceptibility, Genome, Pakistan, RNA Enveloped Viruses, Wuhan

Abstract

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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Author Biography

Muhammad Aslamkhan, Clinical Research Division, Sundas Foundation, Lahore, Pakistan

Editor-in-Chief, The International Journal of Frontier Sciences

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Published

2020-05-14

How to Cite

Aslamkhan, M. . (2020). COVID-19 and our DNA. The International Journal of Frontier Sciences, 4(2). https://doi.org/10.37978/tijfs.v4i2.206

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