Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Therapeutics (Medical Virology: From Pathogenesis to Disease Control)

October 31, 2020
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Therapeutics (Medical Virology: From Pathogenesis to Disease Control)

This book provides a comprehensive overview of recent novelcoronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) infection, their biology and associatedchallenges for their treatment and prevention of novel CoronavirusDisease 2019 (COVID-19). Discussing various aspects of COVID-19infection, including global epidemiology, genome organization,immunopathogenesis, transmission cycle, diagnosis, treatment,prevention, and control strategies, it highlights host-pathogeninteractions, host immune response, and pathogen immune invasionstrategies toward developing an immune intervention or preventivevaccine for COVID-19.An understanding of the topics covered in the book is imperativein the context of designing strategies to protect the human racefrom further losses and harm due to SARS-CoV-2 infection causingCOVID-19.