MIDDLE EAST RESPIRATORY SYNDROME-CORONAVIRUS (MERS-CoV) IN INDIA AND ABROADAbstract
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is viral respiratory illness that was lately recognized in human. It was first testified in Saudi Arabia in 2012 and has since spread to numerous other countries, as well as the United State. Record people well-known as infected with MERS-CoV developed numerous acute respiratory illnesses, including fever, cough and shortness of breath. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is an illness initiated by a virus (more specifically, a coronavirus) called Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). Around 3 to 4 out of every 10 patients reported with MERS have died. The biggest known outbreak of MERS outside the Arabian Peninsula occurred in the Republic of Korea in 2015. The outbreak was allied with a traveler returning from the Arabian Peninsula. MERS-CoV has spread from ill people to others through close contact, like caring for or living with infected person. MERS can affect everyone. MERS patients have ranged in age from younger than 1 to 99 years old. No vaccine available against MERS. The U.S. National Institutes of Health is exploring the probability of emerging one. Antiviral treatment suggested for MERS-CoV infection. Individuals with MERS can seek medical care to help relieve symptoms. For severe cases, current treatment includes care to support vital organ functions.
Z. Ahmad, K. Singh*, J. Akhtar, M. Amir, Z. Parveen and P. Shakya
Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science, Integral University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.
29 March, 2017
12 August, 2017
27 October, 2017
01 November, 2017