Brief Review on COVID-19: The 2020 Pandemic Caused by SARS-CoV-2.
Cureus. 2020 Mar 24;12(3):e7386
Authors: Valencia DN
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the virus responsible for the coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19). First identified in Wuhan (Hubei, China) in December of 2019, it has since been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization in March of 2020. In this study, we will provide a brief review of viral origin, identification, symptoms, transmission, diagnosis, and potential treatment strategies for the newly identified SARS-CoV-2 strain.
PMID: 32337113 [PubMed]