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Copy of corona virus

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amani alhazmi

on 16 September 2014

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Transcript of Copy of corona virus

* What is Corona viruses
*Introduction and History
*General Signs and Symptoms
*Laboratory Diagnosis
*Prevention & Control

corona virus
Corona viruses are a group of viruses that infect the respiratory tract of both humans and animals.

This group of large family of viruses can cause a range of illnesses in humans, from the common cold to the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

What Is a Corona viruses?

Structure of virus
Mode of Transition

Groups at risk

Other Structure
Corona viruses are named for
the crown-like shape on their surface
There are four main sub-groupings of
corona viruses, known as alpha, beta, gamma,
and delta.

The only one that affect the human being alpha and beta corona viruses that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS).

Diagnostic test
no specific treatments & vaccine
pain killer
fever medications
stay home and rest

no vaccines available
Avoiding crowded place

1-PCR and sequencing

2-Serological testing

Some types of them are serious, though.
More than 100 people have died from Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS),

which first appeared in 2012 in Saudi Arabia
and then in other countries in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Europe

Human Corona Viruses were first
identified in the 1960s.
*coughing and sneezing
*Close personal contact
*shaking hands
*touching contaminated objects
*then touching your mouth,
nose, or eyes

presented by :
Dr. Amani Marwan
Dr. Ola Rahmatalla
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