Novel Therapeutic Interventions in Treating Patients with COVID-19 Pneumonia, COVID-19 Acute Respiratory Syndrome and Severe COVID-19 Illness and Promising Vaccine Candidates
Attapon Cheepsattayakorn and Ruangrong Cheepsattayakorn
Journal Title:Acta Scientific Microbiology
Patients with COVID-19 pneumonia were detected in Wuhan city, China since late December 2019. More and more cases have been identified in other areas outside Wuhan city of China and abroad, particularly in Italy, Iran and other European countries, including the United Kingdom and the United States. A total of 77,779 confirmed COVID-19-infected cases were in China, as of February 24, 2020. As of Friday morning (March 20, 2020), at least 246,275 COVID-19-infected cases have been diagnosed worldwide and 14,250 of which are in the United States.