Vol. 2 (S) Jun. 2020

Article ID. JHSSR-1046-2020[S]

COVID-19 and its Impact– Science and Management

Dileep Kumar M.


COVID-19, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Pandemic public health, Vaccine, Control measures, Public health management

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Public and community health is get badly affected with the lack of control of COVID-19 pandemic. The novel Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is caused by SARS-CoV-2, has created such a pandemic scenario where the infection has reached to millions and correspondingly the death toll. Many developed and developing countries proved that during the urgency of the situation. The system, staff, strategy, skills and facilities are weak enough to manage this public health crisis and incapable enough to control the risk of infection. COVID-19 has diffused worldwide so rapidly in comparison with SARS and MERS. This chapter on COVID-19 influence have discussed various information about the virus, current treatment options, drugs available, ongoing trials, recent diagnostics and probable vaccines for COVID-19 control. The paper suggests theoretical implications and provide recommendation to public health management.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.37534/bp.jhssr.2020.v2.nS.id1046.p55