Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak
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SGPGI Anaesthetist innovates a safety mechanism to prevent Corona Virus transmission during endotracheal intubation.

SGPGI Anaesthetist innovates a safety mechanism to prevent Corona Virus transmission during endotracheal intubation.

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).The disease was firstly identified in 2019 in Wuhan, China, and has spread globally, resulting in the 2019-20 coronavirus pandemic.Common symptoms include fever, cough and shortness of breath. Muscle pain, sputum production and sore throat are less common symptoms. While the majority of cases result in mild symptoms,some progress to pneumonia and multi-organ failure.The deaths per number of diagnosed cases is estimated at between 1% and 5% but varies by age and other health conditions.