Am J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg | Volume 3, Issue 3 | Review Article | Open Access

A Review of the First Outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronaviruses (SARS-Cov-2, COVID-19) in Egypt

Mohamed Abumandour1*, Naglaa Madkour1, and Ramzy Abumandour2

1Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Alexandria University, Egypt
2Department Engineering Mechanic at Basic Engineering Sciences, Menofia University, Egypt

*Correspondance to: Mohamed Abumandour 

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This review article was prepared to represent the outbreak of COVID-19 as a public health emergency in Egypt in comparison with the most infected countries. Clinical signs of COVID-19 were appeared to be like that recorded in the outbreak of SARS and MERS. Coronaviruses are the large enveloped non-segmental virus of a single RNA, which lead to illness case that ranged from the common cold to severe morbidity cases. Respiratory signs of COVID-19 was firstly recorded in December of 2019 in Wuhan city, Hubei Province, China. The first outbreak in Egypt occurred in February 14th, 2020 for Chinese person at the Cairo International Airport. The outbreak in Men more than in women and also rarely occur in children. Mode of transmission of COVID-19 recorded by person to person transmission. There is no any specific treatment or vaccine for the COVID-19 infection. The advices for all persons are stay at home, while the infected persons are advised to isolate at hospital. We must follow the words of the Prophet Mohamed recorded about the plague in a number of hadiths 14 centuries ago about the principles of quarantine with the clearest statement.




Abumandour M, Madkour N, Abumandour R. A Review of the First Outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronaviruses (SARS-Cov-2, COVID-19) in Egypt. Am J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;3(3):1094.

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