Kiran Fatima Mehboob Ali Bana, Kulsoom Fatima Rizvi, Shakeel Ahmed.
COVID-19: a Global Challenge and its Remedy through Natural Foods.
J Bahria Uni Med Dental Coll Jan ;10(2):87-8.

COVID-19 is indeed the crisis of the century. Previously unidentified coronavirus, (SARS-Severe acute respiratory syndrome) in 2002-2003 and in the form of (MERS- CoV-2 Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus-2) in 2011 now named as COVID-19 emerged from Wuhan, China in late December 2019. This COVID-19 is exponentially expanded worldwide in 25 countries by (Feb-6-2020) and in 195 countries by (April-18-2020). Globally, there are 2162408 cases: 543312 recovered, 144683 deaths and 56986 critically ill patients according to international statistics by(April-18-2020). By January 30-2020, the WHO declared the Public Health Emergency of International concern.1 On feb-11-2020, this disease was named as Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) by WHO and is single stranded RNA virus. COVID-19 is named as fifth category of communicable disease by Center of disease control, Taiwan and disease with severe pneumonia on January 15, 2020.

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