COVID-19 Outbreak and Perspective in Morocco
Rachid Ait Addi 1 * , Abdelhafid Benksim 1 2, Mohamed Amine 3, Mohamed Cherkaoui 1
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1 Laboratory of Human Ecology, Department of Biology, School of Sciences Semlalia, Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakesh. MOROCCO
2 High Institute of Nursing and Technical Health, Marrakesh, MOROCCO
3 Laboratory of Epidemiology, School of Medicine of Marrakesh, MOROCCO
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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China and rapidly spread across the world to become the first pandemic caused by a coronavirus.
As of 26 March 2020, there are 275 cases affected by COVID-19 announced by the Moroccan government, and it possible to limit the spread of this serious disease, with the cooperation of all the citizens in respect of the measures of containment and individual protection. Also, with the announce yesterday by the Moroccan government of the authorization of use of chloroquine in treatment of COVID-19 pneumonia, COVID-19 will be soon eradicated from Morocco and hopefully from all over the world


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Article Type: Perspective Article

ELECTRON J GEN MED, 2020 - Volume 17 Issue 4, Article No: em204

Publication date: 27 Mar 2020

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