Section 73
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Management of COVID-19: current status and future prospects

Kabir, M.Alamgir.; Ahmed, R.; Chowdhury, R.; Asher Iqbal, S.Muhammad.; Paulmurugan, R.; Demirci, U.; Asghar, W.

Microbes and Infection 2021: 104832


ISSN/ISBN: 1286-4579
PMID: 33872807
DOI: 10.1016/j.micinf.2021.104832
Accession: 072089034

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COVID-19, a highly transmissible pandemic disease, affecting millions of lives around the world. Severely infected patients show acute respiratory distress symptoms. Sustainable management strategies are required to save the lives of the infected people and further preventing spread of the virus. Diagnosis, treatment, and vaccination development initiatives are already exhibited from the scientific community to fight against this virus. In this review, we primarily discuss the management strategies including Prevention of spread, prophylaxis, vaccinations, and treatment for COVID-19. Further, analysis of vaccine development status and performance are also briefly discussed. Global social and economic impact of COVID-19 are also analyzed as part of this review.

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