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Year : 2020   |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 89-95

Novel coronavirus: Pathophysiology, symptoms, diagnosis, and management

Epidemically increased evidence reveals that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) virus belongs to the class of severe acute respiratory syndrome and the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus. Covid-19 was started from the Wuhan city of China in 2019, and now it gradually affecting the whole world. In this paper, the pathophysiology, symptoms, diagnosis and management of the Covid-19 is discussed briefly. Diagnostic methods used for Covid-19 are serology, and nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT). These tests are done as per the guidelines of World Health Organization (WHO).
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