When Shall Coronavirus Disease-19 Stop? Review of Literature

  • Ahmed M. El-Malky Morbidity and Mortality Unit Supervisor, King Saud Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Academy of Scientific Research, Ministry of Scientific Resarch, Cairo, Egypt
  • Waad H. Al-Kathiri Department of Clinical Pharmacy Services, King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Department of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Azza A. El Nouman Professor of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
Keywords: Covid19, Pandemic, Medication, Economic, Psychology, Political


In December 2019, a new coronavirus, now labeled as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, induced an episode of acute atypical respiratory illness started in Wuhan, Province of Hubei, China. The illness triggered by this virus was called coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19). The infection is spread within humans and has triggered a global pandemic. The amount of death tolls continues to increase and a growing number of countries have been driven to create social barriers and lock-ups. The shortage of tailored counseling remains an issue. Epidemiological researches have shown that elderly patients are more vulnerable to serious diseases, while children tend to have milder symptoms. Here, we checked the latest understanding of this disease and found a possible explanation of the potential sequel and the expectations for the future.


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El-Malky AM, Al-Kathiri WH, El Nouman AA. When Shall Coronavirus Disease-19 Stop? Review of Literature. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2020May10 [cited 2020Sep.20];8(T1):75-1. Available from: https://www.id-press.eu/mjms/article/view/4844