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RMJ. 2020; 45(2): 250-252


COVID Pandemic: Lessons for Pakistan

Ejaz Khan.

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The new pandemic of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 or SARS-COV2 has spread rapidly to all regions and countries of the world since first described only three months ago. This novel coronavirus (formerly nCoV-19) that has not previously been seen in humans was identified in Wuhan, China in December 2019 after an epidemic of pneumonias and deaths.1,2 It is thought most likely to have originated from animals and now easily transmitted among humans.3 At high risk are individuals with age >70 years, diabetes mellitus, ischemic heart disease, hypertension, chronic lung disease and immunosuppression.

Key words: COVID, coorona, pneumonia.


 
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