• KANAAN AL-TAMEEMI Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Al Andalus University for Medical Sciences, Tartous, Syria.
  • RAIAAN KABAKLI Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Al Andalus University for Medical Sciences, Tartous, Syria.


Coronavirus (CoV) (2019‐nCoV) is a large, enveloped, positive-sense, single-stranded RNA virus. The abnormal outbreak of 2019‐nCoV in Wuhan warns of the risk of CoV (2019‐nCoV) to public health which causes viral pneumonia outbreak. In our review, we will discuss the biology of CoVs and the potential risk of the novel CoV (2019‐nCoV) and guide us to strategic objectives for controlling the virus.

Keywords: Coronavirus (2019‐nCoV), Outbreak, Wuhan, Enveloped RNA virus

Author Biography

KANAAN AL-TAMEEMI, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Al Andalus University for Medical Sciences, Tartous, Syria.



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AL-TAMEEMI, K., and R. KABAKLI. “NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (2019-nCoV): DISEASE BRIEFINGS”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 13, no. 5, Apr. 2020, pp. 22-27, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2020.v13i5.37436.
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