Volume 6 Issue 3 (May - June), 2020

Review Articles

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 19)- The Globalist!
Urmi Aggarwal, Renuka Thakur, Aakriti Nag, Bhavya Aggarwal, Renu Gupta

Coronaviruses (CoVs), enveloped positive-sense RNA viruses, are characterized by club-like spikes that project from their surface, an unusually large RNA genome, and a unique replication strategy. Coronaviruses cause a variety of diseases in mammals and birds ranging from enteritis in cows and pigs and upper respiratory disease in chickens to potentially lethal human respiratory infections. Thoracic imaging is of great value in the diagnosis of COVID-19, monitoring of therapeutic efficacy, and patient discharge assessment. A high-resolution CT is highly preferable. Portable chest X-rays are helpful for critically ill patients who are immobile. Hence; in the present review, we aim to highlight some of the important aspects of COVID 19. Key words: Corona virus, Global, Dental

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