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MASSIVE CRISIS ON CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19) – AN OUTBREAK SITUATION: STAY AWARE & BE PROTECTIVE
  • AMIT DUTTA,
  • Yuvraj Mohite,
  • Ravidrakumar Bakal
AMIT DUTTA
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Yuvraj Mohite
Smt. Sindhutai Jadhao Arts and Science College, Mehkar.
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Ravidrakumar Bakal
Dr. Rajendra Gode Institute of Pharmacy, Amravati
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Abstract

Coronaviruses are a large group of viruses which are found in avian and mammalian species. It has been reported that, the identification and characterization of a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) which caused a pandemic of acute respiratory syndrome in humans in Wuhan, China. By 26 January 2020 it has caused 2,050 laboratory-confirmed infections with 56 fatal cases. Furthermore, it was found that 2019-nCoV is 96% identical at the whole-genome level to a bat coronavirus.The new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 binds with human respiratory cells in order to hijack them to produce more viruses. The new virus attaches to a receptor on respiratory cells called angiotensin-converting ACE2. The most abundant protein in coronavirus is the nucleocapsid protein.