Ann Clin Anesth Res | Volume 4, Issue 2 | Mini Review | Open Access

COVID-19 Evolving into a Pandemic: Facts and Lessons Learnt

Ragad Mani Takrouri and Mohamad Said Maani Takrouri*

Department of Anesthesia, Alsafwah Center, Amman, Jordan

*Correspondance to: Mohamad Said Maani Takrouri 

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On the 11th of March 2020, The World Health Organization (WHO) announced COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic. This was the beginning of a nightmare that paralyzed the world and put every person at risk. The confusion, fright and uncertainty surrounding the nature of the novel coronavirus creeped into every household. Highly developed and underdeveloped countries faced together a state of unreadiness in containing the virus with the medical and political systems clashing in determining the methods of response. Healthcare systems globally were facing an impending collapse due to the lack of definite testing kits, vague treatment protocols, and the limited capacity to receive patients.


Covid-19; Covid; Corona Virus; Coronavirus disease 2019


Takrouri RM, Takrouri MS. COVID-19 Evolving into a Pandemic: Facts and Lessons Learnt. Ann Clin Anesth Res. 2020; 4(2): 1033..

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