Is COVID-19 spreading and curing silently: an observation of three family clusters in Bangladesh.

Hoq MI, Hossain MM, Roshni US, Sayeed MA, Tohura S, Jakaria M

J Basic Clin Physiol Pharmacol 31 (6) - [2020-09-09; online 2020-09-09]

Objectives The number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases is increasing in Bangladesh. Many people have suffered from symptoms like COVID-19 during this pandemic, and some people have cured without taking any treatment or taking minor pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments. However, they might be spreading their infections among their family members and perhaps in the community. It is unsure that individuals with COVID-19-like symptoms are positive with COVID-19, but our concern is, during this pandemic, any types of symptoms such as flu-like symptoms should have been taken seriously. This study was observed in the cases from three families with COVID-19 like symptoms. Case presentation This observational study was done between May 20 and Jun 2, 2020, in Bangladesh. The members of the inspected families shared COVID-19 like symptoms that were lasted for 3-10 days. Conclusions COVID-19 might be spread and cured silently in Bangladesh, which recommends that awareness is needed throughout the country to prevent the spreading of the disease.

Category: Other

Type: Journal article

PubMed 32903208

DOI 10.1515/jbcpp-2020-0224

Crossref 10.1515/jbcpp-2020-0224

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