The Impact of the COVID 19 Pandemic on the World
Department of Biologicakl Chemistry, Ariel University, 40700 Ariel, Israel
Dr. Shimon Shatzmiller, Department of Biologicakl Chemistry, Ariel University, 40700 Ariel, Israel.
Keywords: COVID-19; SARS-CoV2
Coronaviruses are enveloped RNA viruses that cause respiratory illnesses of varying severity from the common cold to fatal pneumonia.
COVID-19 is an acute, sometimes severe, respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus SARS-CoV2.
Treatment of COVID-19 is supportive. No vaccine, antiviral drug, or other specific treatment is available.
Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) is a severe, acute respiratory illness caused by the MERS coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a severe, acute respiratory illness caused by the SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV).
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