The epidemiology and pathogenesis of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak

April 27, 2020

One of the most cited introductions to SARS-COV-2 and the COVID-19 disease, this article gives an overview of its symptoms, incubation periods, phylogenetic analysis, transmission, and treatment. While much more is now known about these areas since the disease’s progression into a pandemic and the consequent explosion of research on the subject, this provides a clear and coherent overview of the basic information.

Authored by Hussin A. Rothan and Siddappa N. Byrareddy, in the Journal of Autoimmunity.


Get us to the finish line of completing a 90-bed hospital for Government of Karnataka

Swasti is setting up a 90 bed modular hospital within the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases, which will function as part of the existing Institute. This facility will be used for care provision for COVID in the coming year and in future will provide care for people who come to this facility; it is right next to 2 other Govt. hospitals (NIMHANS and Sanjay Gandhi Trauma Centre)

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