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In December 2019, a novel virus was discovered in China causing severe acute respiratory distress syndrome and the virus was designated as SARS-CoV-2 . On 11th March 2020, the Corona Virus (SARS-CoV-2) was declared a pandemic by World Health Organization (WHO) . Millions of people worldwide have been affected by this virus . Most of the patients shows mild symptoms. Severe cases lead to the death of patients due to severe respiratory failure. Multiple organ failure has been seen in many patients suffering from COVID-19
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