SARS CoV 2 and transmission with food

SARS CoV 2 and transmission with food

Dr. Sujatha Pathirage Consultant Microbiologist, Medical Research Institute, Colombo 08 SARS-CoV-2 is an enveloped β-coronavirus with a genetic sequence very similar to SARS CoV1(80%) and bat corona virus RaTG13(93%). Viral envelop is coated by spike(S) glycoprotein, envelop and membrane(M) protein. It primarily targets upper and…

The Hidden Killer

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We as human beings frequently fall ill due to various germs. However, thanks to our immune system and modern medicine, we can clear off many of those tiny organisms from our bodies.
The medical field has also advanced in a way to deal with the rising trend of infections caused by microbes. Therefore, mankind can live a better life now more than ever. But this may not be the case all the time.