Open J Public Health | Volume 2, Issue 1 | Mini Review | Open Access

A Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pathogen is Global Challenge for Public Health

Hina Batool*, Sumreen Anjum and Iqra Aziz

Department of Botany, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan

*Correspondance to: Hina Batool 

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A novel coronavirus strain (COVID-19) identified in the human airway epithelial cells in China. It is a new strain of the coronavirus which severely cause infections in the human beings and have different characterization from both MERS-CoV and SARS-CoV strains. However, the COVID-19 infection caused clusters of severe respiratory illness. A common sign of infection include respiratory diseases with pneumonia and serious condition might be caused death. Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection spread by human animal interactions. Increasing death toll due to a novel coronavirus might be seemed has the potential to become a worldwide pandemic. Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreaks in China have become a global challenge for public health. Furthermore, research work is needed to open the mystery of COVID-19 corona virus at genetic level.




Batool H, Anjum S, Aziz I. A Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pathogen is Global Challenge for Public Health. Open J Public Health. 2020;2(1):1008..

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