Acta Scientific Microbiology (ASMI) (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Editorial Volume 3 Issue 6

Maximum Possible Efforts by which we will Win Over this Deadly Pandemic of COVID-19

Kulvinder Kochar Kaur*

Scientific Director, DR Kulvinder Kaur Centre For Human Reproduction, Jalandhar, Punjab, India

*Corresponding Author: Kulvinder Kochar Kaur, Scientific Director, DR Kulvinder Kaur Centre For Human Reproduction, Jalandhar, Punjab, India.

Received: April 22, 2020; Published: May 02, 2020

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  Currently we are amidst the worldwide pandemic of a new type of Coronavirus (COVID-19) that is going on, and originated from Wuhan, China and has now spread to 140 other countries including Japan, Korea, Italy, USA and UK. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared that COVID-19 has assumed pandemic proportions, causing severe respiratory tract infections (RTI) in humans. Doubtfully this originated from bats and somehow mutated and adapted human transmission [1]. Structurally it is similar to SARS-CoV with The spike (S) glycoprotein of the Corona viruses being a class I viral fusion protein present on the outer envelope of the virion having a key role in viral infection by recognizing host cell receptors and modulating fusion of the viral as well as cellular membranes [2].

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Citation: Kulvinder Kochar Kaur. “Maximum Possible Efforts by which we will Win Over this Deadly Pandemic of COVID-19". Acta Scientific Microbiology 3.6 (2020): 01-03.



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