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Living with COVID-19: The Nemesis, the Hubris, and the Elpis

Vinod Nikhra*

Affiliation(s): Senior Chief Medical Officer and Consultant, Department of Medicine, Hindu Rao Hospital and NDMC Medical College, New Delhi, India

Subject Category: Clinical Virology

The immuno-thrombo-inflammatory disease: COVID-19 is an acute immuno-thrombogenic inflammatory viral disease manifested by dysfunctions related to multiple organs involved in its pathogenesis. Its incidence and prevalence of is related to environmental viability of the virus, various transmission factors associated with the agent and the host, possible modes of transmission, period of infectiousness, and composition and susceptibility of the population. Whereas respiratory route is dominant mode of transmission, transmission through direct contact or fomite transmission do occur.

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