SARS-CoV-2 and the pandemic of COVID-19

  title={SARS-CoV-2 and the pandemic of COVID-19},
  author={Md Tanveer Adil and Rumana Rahman and Douglas E Whitelaw and Vigyan Jain and Omer S Al-Taan and Farhan Rashid and Aruna Munasinghe and Periyathambi Jambulingam},
  journal={Postgraduate Medical Journal},
  pages={110 - 116}
SARS-CoV-2 is a virus that is the cause of a serious life-threatening disease known as COVID-19. It was first noted to have occurred in Wuhan, China in November 2019 and the WHO reported the first case on December 31, 2019. The outbreak was declared a global pandemic on March 11, 2020 and by May 30, 2020, a total of 5 899 866 positive cases were registered including 364 891 deaths. SARS-CoV-2 primarily targets the lung and enters the body through ACE2 receptors. Typical symptoms of COVID-19… 

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