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Novel 2019 Coronavirus structure part 6

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Novel 2019 Coronavirus structure part 5

The capsid is the protein shell, inside the capsid, there is nuclear capsid or N-protein which is bound to the virus single positive strand RNA that allows the virus to hijack human cells and turn them¬† into virus factories. The … Continue reading

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Novel 2019 Coronavirus structure part 4

Mechanism of action for COVID-19 Human have long been infected by coronavirus as it is one of those responsible for the common cold. It is contagious viral infection that can be spread through inhalation or ingestion of viral droplets as … Continue reading

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Novel 2019 Coronavirus structure part 3

Coronavirus is a family of the virus and can cause illness such as the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and the Middle East respiratory¬† ¬†syndrome (MERS). In 2019, a new virus identified in china namely novel coronavirus disease … Continue reading

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Novel 2019 Coronavirus structure part 2

Virus circulates in human, bird and animal, causing seasonal epidemic and occasional pandemic outbreaks. In the past century, the world has faced five pandemic respiratory diseases caused by different subtypes of influenza virus and pigs serve as major reservoirs of … Continue reading

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Novel 2019 Coronavirus structure part 1

In the past two decades, the world has faced several infectious disease outbreaks. Ebola, Influenza A (H1N1), SARS, MERS, and Zika virus have had a massive global impact in terms of economic disruption, the strain on local and global public … Continue reading

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Emerging coronaviruses part 16

In addition, various vaccine strategies, such as using inactivated viruses, live-attenuated viruses, viral vector-based vaccines, subunit vaccines, recombinant proteins, and DNA vaccines, have been developed. Since there is no effective therapy or vaccine, the best measures now are to control … Continue reading

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Emerging coronaviruses part 15

TREATMENT AND PREVENTION At present, there is no single specific antiviral therapy for CoV and the main treatments are supportive. Recombinant IFN with ribavirin only has limited effects against CoVs infection. After SARS and MERS epidemics, great efforts have been … Continue reading

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Emerging coronaviruses part 14

Many of the patients have direct or indirect contact with the Wuhan Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market that is belived to be the original place of the outbreak of the 2019-nCoV. However, transmission of 2019-nCoV from fish to human is unlikely. … Continue reading

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Emerging coronaviruses part 13

Some CoVs can infect livestock, birds, bats, mice, whales, and many other wild animals, and they can cause great economic loss. For example, in 2016, an HKU2-related bat CoV, swine acute diarrhea syndrome CoV, cause a large-scale outbreak of fatal … Continue reading

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