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COVID-19 infection

COVID-19, a highly infectitious respiratory disease in humans, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The virus probably emerged from an animal source in Wuhan (China) and spreaded globaly from person to person. Most people infected with COVID-19 have had mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of cough, fever, and shortness of breath. In some cases, patients had pneumonia in both lungs, multi-organ failure, and even death. The World Health Organization (WHO), on March 11, 2020, declared the novel COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic.
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  • COVID-2019
  • coronavirus disease 2019
  • 2019-nCoV (novel coronavirus) disease
  • COVID19
  • coronavirus disease-19
  • COVID-19 disease
  • COVID-19 pandemic
  • 2019 novel coronavirus disease
  • 2019-nCoV (novel coronavirus) infection
  • COVID-19
  • COVID-19 virus disease
  • 2019 novel coronavirus illness
  • 2019 novel coronavirus infection
  • COVID-19 virus infection
  • corona virus disease 2019
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