A BRIEF REVIEW ON SELF PREVENTION FROM OUTBREAKS OF CORONA VIRUS FACTS VERSUS FAKE NEWS

  • MEKKANTI MANASA REKHA Assistance Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Gautham College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, Karnataka , India & PH-D Research Scholar at Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka ,India.
    manasarekharoyal@gmail.com

Abstract

Now a day the word Corona Virus has become the major threat to human survival in this world since it has been the first outbreak in Wuhan, China. However, it has been spread across 201 countries till March 2020 ranging with 512,000 positive confirmed cases as per the recent statistics submitted by (CDC) Centre for disease control and prevention and officially WHO World Health Organization named Corona Virus as COVID-2019. The present review suggests the methods involved in self prevention of oneself from the outbreaks of Corona Virus and along with information regarding the fake news that has been recently circulating fast in social media is written after thorough review and cross-reference of various official websites.

Keywords: Centre for disease control and prevention, , Corona Virus, COVID-2019, Wuhan, China

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MEKKANTI MANASA REKHA, Assistance Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Gautham College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, Karnataka , India & PH-D Research Scholar at Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka ,India.

Department of Pharmacy Practice, Gautham College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, Karnataka, India & PH-D Research Scholar at Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

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MEKKANTI, M. R. “A BRIEF REVIEW ON SELF PREVENTION FROM OUTBREAKS OF CORONA VIRUS FACTS VERSUS FAKE NEWS”. International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Chemistry, June 2020, pp. 37-40, https://www.saapbooks.com/journals/index.php/ijpc/article/view/21.
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