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The review aims to find whether there is any cross-species infection among doctors, even after proper disinfection and proper protective measures are handled while taking care of COVID 19 patients. Coronavirus is a serious illness that causes respiratory problems. It was first found at Wuhan, China and then resulted in a pandemic. Mild illness can cause the common cold, whereas more lethal varieties can cause SARS, MERS, and COVID 19. Coronavirus can cause pneumonia, bronchitis and other intense respiratory conditions. The virus is mostly transmitted via droplets and close contacts, and spread through asymptomatic carriers is also possible. With the increase in the number of positive cases, and due to lack of antiviral treatment, all are eager to discover new alternatives to prevent the spread of the virus. From the review, it can be concluded that even after the doctors are disinfected and even after all the protective measures are taken, they are still infected while treating COVID 19 patients.


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Yazhlini P, Anjali A K, & Jayalakshmi Somasundaram. (2020). Need of disinfection procedures after proper protective measures among the doctors handling COVID -19 patients - A review. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(SPL1), 1018-1021.