Tag archives for 2019-nCoV

COVID-19 and our DNA

Muhammad Aslamkhan DOI: https://doi.org/10.37978/tijfs.v4i2.206 On December 31st 2019, Chinese Health Authorities in Wuhan city of their Hubei province, diagnosed 29 pneumonia cases of unknown etiology and informed WHO (World Health Organization). The unknown virus resembled SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), that occurred in China in November 2002, caused by a novel corona virus spilling over […]

Role of Social Media in COVID-19 Pandemic

Wajahat Hussain DOI: https://doi.org/10.37978/tijfs.v4i2.144 Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has produced a global health crisis that has had a deep impact on the way we perceive our world and everyday lives. Not only the spread rate of contagion and patterns of transmission endangered our sense of security, but the safety measures put in place to […]

Laboratory Detection of Novel Corona Virus 2019 using Polymerase Chain Reaction

Since mid-December 2019, several cases of a pneumonia like disease (with symptoms including fever, difficulty in breathing, cough and invasive lesions on both lungs) of unknown cause have emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. Chinese authorities made a preliminary determination that the causative agent is a novel coronavirus(2019-nCoV). 1 Coronaviruses are enveloped RNA […]