Salwa Iqbal, Kashif Raffat Sheikh.
Influences of Coronavirus on Societies.
Ann Abbasi Shaheed Hosp Karachi Med Dent Coll Jan ;26(4):217-24.
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a tiny self replicated agent that is peculiarly found in humans and animals. A total of seven human Coronavirus types have been well-known to cause infectious disease in humans. They are known to infect the neurological, throat, respiratory and hepatic systems. The first human Coronavirus identified in mid 1960's and then have seen widespread outbreaks in the form of Middle East respiratory syndrome Coronavirus (MERSCoV) and severe acute respiratory syndrome related Coronavirus (SARS-CoV). In spite of that, we see the emergence of another outbreak due to a new virus called the SARS-CoV-2 virus. This COVID-19 novel diseases infected people first time in Wuhan, China. As the number of infected cases rises, it is clear that these pandemics pose a threatening impact on social and economic sectors. The general overview of virus, Coronavirus will be explained in this review article and it also enlightened some of significant social and economical factors influenced by the novel COVID-19.
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