A review on Covid-19 (Corona Virus Disease), Transmission and Pathological effects


  • Khairy Abdullah Dawood Al-Msutaqbal University College , Babil , Iraq




In  response  to  public  health  ,  it  is  necessary  to  write  a  review  on  COVID-19  disease  as  emerging  zoonotic  disease . Transmission of the new pathogen SARS-CoV-2 virus  have several ways.   These ways  , spill – over  or  Evolutionary  jump  help  virus  to  spread  from  one  host  to  another  with a  rapid  adaptation  ( Epidemiological  cycling ) .

Covid-19  can  transmitted  from  animals  to  humans  (Zoonotic  disease  )  or  from  humans  to  animals ( Zooanthroponosis )  or  from  humans  to  humans ( Emerging  Infectious  disease )  or  from  animals   to  animals  as  infectious  disease .

On  other  hand  some  several  wild  animals  considered  as  reservoir  hosts  such  as  bats ,  snakes  , frogs  , hedge-hoge  , wild  rats ,  marmots  and  rabbits ( Mohamed A . Mahdy , Waleed  younis , Zamzam  Ewaida   2020 ) . 

Since  December  2019  when  Covid-19  emerged  in  human  from seafood  market  at  Wuhan  , Huanan   city  south  China  , rapidly   transmitted   all  over  the  world  as  viral   outbreak  . 





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Abdullah Dawood, K. . (2022). A review on Covid-19 (Corona Virus Disease), Transmission and Pathological effects. Kufa Journal For Veterinary Medical Sciences, 13(1), 29–33. https://doi.org/10.36326/kjvs/2022/v13i13673