Articles written in Journal of Genetics
Volume 99 All articles Published: 29 April 2020 Article ID 0037 PERSPECTIVES
Coronavirus disease 2019 was first reported from Wuhan district of China and has spread to 210 countries across the world claiming over 97,602 human lives as on 10 April 2020 by 21:06 pm. Currently, there is no specific treatment for this virus and the treatment is mainly relied on controlling symptoms. Here we discuss our current understanding of SARS-CoV-2 with respect to its receptor recognition and how this knowledge could be useful in treatment using clinically known inhibitory drugs. We have also discussed the diagnosis, treatment and preventive measures that are currently being employed for controlling further spread of the virus.
Volume 100, 2021
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