Acta Scientific Microbiology (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 9

COVID-19 and the Challenges it Poses are Discussed

Abdulaziz Radhi S AL Johni*

Department of Laboratory at King Fahad Hospital, Saudi Arabia

*Corresponding Author: Abdulaziz Radhi S AL Johni, Department of Laboratory at King Fahad Hospital, Saudi Arabia.

Received: July 05, 2021 ; Published: August 07, 2021


In China, the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, also known as the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), initially emerged and subsequently spread across the world, resulting in coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19), a highly infectious and often fatal viral infection.

A genomic study indicates that SARS-like bat viruses, which is known as SARS-CoV-2, are phylogenetically related to SARS-CoV-2, suggesting that bats are the virus's primary host. While the intermediate source of genesis and transfer to humans has yet to be discovered, many investigations have confirmed the rapid transmission from human to human. There is presently no antiviral drug or vaccine that has been clinically approved for use against COVID-19. However, fewer broad-spectrum antiviral medicines have been tried in clinical trials against COVID-19, and only a handful have shown clinical improvement. This research describes and compares the progression and pathogenicity of COVID-19 infection with those of other human coronavirus infections, such as SARS-CoV and Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) (MERS-CoV). The techniques for developing effective vaccines and therapy combinations to combat the present viral pandemic are also thoroughly addressed.

Keywords: The Genesis and Pathogenicity of the Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) Infection; The Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (SARS-CoV); and the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) (MERS-CoV) Treatment and Vaccine for COVID-19 COVID-19 Saudi Arabia's Madinah Munawara


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Citation: Abdulaziz Radhi S AL Johni. “COVID-19 and the Challenges it Poses are Discussed ”. Acta Scientific Microbiology 4.9(2021): 33-43.


Copyright: © 2021 Abdulaziz Radhi S AL Johni. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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