To this day, the novel coronavirus disease continues to pose a critical threat to global health. The outbreak has spread exponentially, from the first reported case in October 2019 in China's Hubei province to June 2021, with over 170 million worldwide reported cases and nearly 4 million deaths (reference). As the vaccine rollout continues to surge and economies start to reopen, it’s still worthy to note many underdeveloped countries are still at risk as the pandemic continues to challenge medical systems worldwide. Although the COVID-19 survival rate is relatively high compared to past pandemics (mortality rate of 2% of the…

Arjun Duggal

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