Journal of Clinical and Cellular Immunology

Journal of Clinical and Cellular Immunology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9899

Oumer Abdu Muhie

Department of Internal Medicine, GAMBY Teaching General Hospital, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

  • Review Article   
    Review on the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Author(s): Oumer Abdu Muhie*

    This review is concerned on Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic that is affecting the globe. The aim of this update is to summarize the up-to-date knowledge about the virus, its way of transmission, clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment.COVID-19 is a public health threat affecting humankind currently after the emergence and spread of the novel coronavirus or the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. The virus is believed to have originated from bats and transmitted to humans. Around 8.5 million peoples are confirmed to have the COVID-19 and more than 450 000 individuals have died of it by June 18, 2020, all over the world. It is transmitted by inhaling or having contact with droplets. The incubation period ranges from 2-14 days. It manifests mainly with fever, nonproductive cough, and dyspnea. Polymerase chain reaction from various samples lik.. View More»

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