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COVID-19 and Surface Transmission

Dhruv Gupta, Himanshu Agrawal, Nikhil Gupta

Keywords : limiting the transmission rates, Pandemic,Infectious

Citation Information : Gupta D, Agrawal H, Gupta N. COVID-19 and Surface Transmission. Indian J Med Biochem 2020; 24 (2):85-86.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10054-0153

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 05-01-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

SARS CoV-2 belongs to the broad family group of viruses—coronaviridae, which is responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic. This virus is extremely infectious; hence, different countries are following various measures to slow down its spread. Treatment strategies mainly revolve around symptomatic measures with few antivirals shown to have some promising results. The mainstay to cope with this pandemic remains via limiting the transmission rates.


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