Health care workers in wake of COVID-19 era

  • Khalid Waheed PGMI / AMC / LGH, Lahore
  • Munaza Javed
Keywords: Covid, Health Care Worker


By the end of December 2019 clusters of mysterious pneumonias were reported in Wuhan, capital city of Hubei province, China which was later diagnosed to be caused by a novel corona virus. This virus belongs to a large family of Corona viruses which caused diseases like SARS and MERS in the past. It is is now named as SARS-CoV-2 virus causing a disease named as COVID-19.1, 2 Within months this highly contagious abysmal virus spread like wild fire across multiple continents. Finally COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by World health organization (WHO) by mid of March, 2020.3

Author Biography

Khalid Waheed, PGMI / AMC / LGH, Lahore

Department of Pulmonology, Professor