Published Apr 8, 2020

BASE Medicine Task Force  


Since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in late 2019, the virus has been filling almost every corner of the earth. The world suddenly woke up in a hurry, and began to surround and control SARS-CoV-2 on a large scale. Since then, the world has entered a state of lockdown. This task force reviewed from every aspect involved in the occurrence, development and treatment of COVID-19. Although no effective treatments exist and many areas require further study at length regarding the virus and the diseases caused by it, all the medical care implemented currently reflects the compassionate control of the disease. Whether it is the development of effective drugs or vaccines, the occurrence of COVID-19 pandemic sounded the alarm for humans. It is time to seriously think about the disease prevention system we have built so far and the next catastrophic epidemic that may come in the near future. While the virus is rapidly mutating, whether the development of medical science is catching up fast enough and finding effective countermeasures is a question worthy of serious consideration.



SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, Medical System, Human Catastrophe, Future

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How to Cite
BASE Medicine Task Force. (2020). COVID-19: Facts and Recommendations from A to Z. Science Insights, 33(1), 138–158. https://doi.org/10.15354/si.20.re061