TRANSMISSION AND PATHOGENESIS OF SEVERE ACUTE RESPIRATORY SYNDROME CORONAVIRUS 2

Authors

  • BEHAILU ASSEFA Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Immunology and Public health, College of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture, Addis Ababa University, Bishoftu, Ethiopia.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22159/ijms.2021.v9i2.39682

Keywords:

Coronavirus disease 2019, Human, Pathogenesis, Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, Transmission

Abstract

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory system disease that results in flu-like symptoms. It is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-COV-2) which was initially transmitted from either sea animals, wild animals like bats, or pet animals like dogs, and cats to humans. Since the occurrence of the first human COVID-19 case in China in 2019, the disease uses a trans-human transmission pathway. Its pathogenesis is almost similar to other respiratory diseases.

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Published

2021-02-19

How to Cite

ASSEFA, B. (2021). TRANSMISSION AND PATHOGENESIS OF SEVERE ACUTE RESPIRATORY SYNDROME CORONAVIRUS 2. Innovare Journal of Medical Sciences, 9(2), 2-3. https://doi.org/10.22159/ijms.2021.v9i2.39682

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Short Communication(s)