The whole world is under the influence of coronavirus after its first report from Wuhan, China in December 2019. The virus is from coronaviridae family which has zoonotic viruses that can spread from animals to humans. The coronavirus like other viruses of this family produces mild flu-like symptoms within 2-14 days in the human host which progresses to death in severe cases. Unlikely coronavirus spread fast among humans-infectious diseases. Up till now (27/04/2020) around 2.97M cases and 207K deaths have been reported. The presence of a virus in respiratory secretions is diagnosed through molecular methods and chest scans. For this method, published articles on COVID-19 up to April 19, 2020, were screened. Keywords used were “Covid-19,” “novel coronavirus,” “SARS-CoV-2,” “2019-nCoV,” “Wuhan coronavirus,” and “Wuhan seafood market pneumonia virus.” After the cautious screening, published articles with confirmed cases were acknowledged and included. It has not only affecting physical health but has negatively affecting mental health. Vaccination has been introduced but global impact of this pandemic is still uncertain.



Article History

Received: March 17, 2021; Accepted: April 21, 2021; Published: August 2, 2021