A comprehensive review of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (nCOVID-19) characteristics, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention

Amin Mohsenzadeh, Sahar Pourasgar, Sanaz Borji, Shirin Bavari, Elnaz Enferadi Moghadam, Hadis Ranin Tanha, Hosein Mohsenzadeh, Kasra Kamali, Zahra Moghadam, Hoda Sabati


The outbreak of a pandemic that began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019 with the new coronavirus 2019 (nCOVID-19) or severe acute coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) syndrome has created a dangerous and deadly public health issue worldwide. The number of infected cases and mortality continued to rise, and many countries have been forced to adhere to social distancing and quarantine. Epidemiological studies have shown that elderly patients with underlying diseases are more prone to severe forms of the disease, while young people and children have milder symptoms. This study looks at some of the challenges in diagnosing, preventing, and treating coronavirus disease 2019 based on virus features.


Viruses; COVID-19; Coronavirus; Epidemic disease; SARS-CoV-2

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