COVID19 – Brief review of SARS-CoV-2


  • 1 Scientific Research Center, Al-Ayen University, Thi-Qar, Iraq. Education Directorate of Thi-Qar, Ministry of Education, Iraq


COVID19, coronavirus, SARS-CoV, SARS-CoV2.


In December 2019, a respiratory disease called COVID19 appeared in the city of Wuhan, China,
and spread globally. This disease is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, and constitutes the
greatest threat to public health in recent decades. Currently, it is vital to study this disease at a
multidisciplinary level to find effective treatments, as well as to understand its development and
impact within human history. This review article focuses on recapitulating the information known to
date about this virus, its origin, characteristics, and the strategies that various governments have
adopted in recent months


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