Spectrum of Respiratory Involvement in COVID 19 Era; An Overview

2020 Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology  
COVID 19 is novel coronavirus which first struck the world 5 months ago and became pandemic in such a short time. China suffered first and then this virus spread to more than 180 countries. Primary organ involved is lungs and the commonest cause of fatality is respiratory failure 1 . Although, its new virus, related to two earlier deadly viruses e.g. SARS and MERS but has already caused tremendous morbidity and mortality in nations heavily affected by it. This short review highlights about lung
more » ... ghlights about lung involvement due to this virus and to make our healthcare professionals aware about what to expect by learning from the experience of the countries where it has already affected thousands of civilians.
doi:10.37506/ijfmt.v14i4.12644 fatcat:jcc4nxujizgnndffhywgr6iidy