Radiological Manifestations of COVID-19

  • Bhavendu DL Ananthapuri Hospitals, Thiruvananthapuram
Keywords: Corona, Virus, Radiography, CT scan

Abstract

Corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19 ) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), a strain of Coronaviruses a broad family of enveloped RNA viruses. Currently there is no treatment and vaccine for the disease. The most important measure to control the pandemic is by identifying positive cases, isolating them and quarantining their contacts during incubation and infectious phases.

Author Biography

Bhavendu DL, Ananthapuri Hospitals, Thiruvananthapuram

Consultant Radiologist, Department of Radiodiagnosis 

Published
2019-02-22
How to Cite
DL, B. (2019). Radiological Manifestations of COVID-19. Kerala Medical Journal, 11(3), 69-75. Retrieved from https://www.keralamedicaljournal.com/index.php/KMJ/article/view/505