Int J Surg Open 2020 30;25:41-46. Epub 2020 Jun 30.
Department of Medical Laboratory Science, College of Medicals and Applied Science, Charmoo University, Kurdistan Regional Government, Chamchamal, Sulaymaniyah, 46023, Iraq.
This study has carried out a mini-review on first wave of COVID-19 infection and its control by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)/Iraq. COVID-19 infection, which was named by the International Committee of Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) as SARS-CoV-2, is a newly identified coronavirus. The last century has seen the outbreak of numerous life-threatening human pathogens including Nipah, Ebola, Zika, Chikungunya, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV), and more recently a novel coronavirus has been observed. Read More