Research and Reports in Medical Sciences

ISSN: 2952-8127

Open Access

Sheryl Lucie

Department of Medicine & Advanced Technology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

  • Mini Review   
    Salutary Repercussions of SARS-CoV-2 Strains and Current Antiviral Drugs
    Author(s): Sheryl Lucie*

    Coronaviruses can infect a wide range of animals. Two highly contagious and pathogenic coronavirus members have spread in different countries over the last two decades. SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus) first appeared in East Asia in 2002, and Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS) first appeared in the Middle East in 2012. Then, in 2019, a brand-new member of the coronavirus family, acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), caused a disease that was later dubbed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The COVID-19 virus was discovered in Wuhan, China, and it fueled a global pandemic that infected billions of people. SARS-CoV-2 is a novel -coronavirus that shares 79% and 50% of its genome sequence with SARS-CoV and MERS-CoV24, respectively. SARS-CoV-2 contains six functional open reading frames (ORFs) arranged in 5&prim.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2952-8127.2023.7.97

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