Disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 is officially called COVID-19

Disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 is now officially called COVID-19

Disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 is officially called COVID-19 COVID-19 According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the disease caused by Novel Coronavirus, 2019-nCoV (SARS-CoV-2) is now officially called COVID-19. CO means Corona. VI means Virus. D means Disease. 19 means the year that it was first discovered. “We had to find a …

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Diagnosis of Novel Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)

Diagnosis of Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Introduction Lab diagnosis refers to the identification, examination & confirmation of pathogens in the lab. The diagnosis of virus infection can be established in several ways, often used together, namely: Detection of virus particles, viral antigens or viral nucleic acids in specimens taken from the appropriate site. Culture of infectious viruses from …

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Treatment, Vaccine and Management of COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2)

Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)- Treatment, Vaccine, Management

In the past two decades, we have witnessed epidemic and pandemic, severe respiratory tract illnesses, whose etiological pathogens are viruses. They include H5N1 influenza in 1997, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in 2003 and pandemic H1N1 influenza in 2009, epidermic MERS-CoV in 2012 and just recently the emergence of the novel coronavirus, …

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Epidemiology of COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2

Epidemiology of COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2

Image Source: Wikipedia and CDC Disclaimer: These data are collected from different sources over the internet. There can be some inaccuracy in the data given on this page. Epidemiology of COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 as of April 27, 2020 Epidemiology of COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 as of April 26, 2020 Epidemiology of …

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Novel Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 (Updated 2020)

The Novel Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 An Overview (Updated 2020)

Introduction A recent cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan, China was caused by a novel beta coronavirus, the 2019 novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the disease caused by Novel Coronavirus, 2019-nCoV (SARS-CoV-2) is now officially called COVID-19. Data collected and analyzed from patients using Real-time PCR and …

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Plant Breeding- Steps and Significance

Plant Breeding- Steps and Significance

Plant Breeding Plant breeding is the purposeful manipulation of plant species to create desirable plant types that adapt to human needs more efficiently. It is an essential pre-requisite in the field of plant biotechnology. Plant biotechnology is a set of techniques used to adapt plants for intentional usage and benefits. Following are …

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Vectors for gene cloning: Plasmids and Bacteriophage

Vectors for gene cloning- Plasmids and Bacteriophage

Vectors for gene cloning: Plasmids and Bacteriophage Image Sources: Wikipedia and Vector Stock In molecular biology, a vector refers to a DNA molecule that transfers genetic material into another cell and the genetic material gets to incorporate in the cell genome and expressed. The foreign DNA carried by the vector is called …

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