Concerning the COVID‑19 Pandemic Catastrophe as a Result of Neglecting Primary Prevention

Masoud Mohammadi


Dear Editor, The new coronavirus‑2019 (COVID‑19), which was named by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses as a Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2),[1] has spread rapidly around the world, and on October 11, 2021, it caused more than 237,383,711 of confirmed cases, over 4,842,716 deaths; this is the largest known pandemic that the world has ever experienced.[2] The disease is rampant around the globe, however, the number of cases and deaths in the developed regions, such as Europe and North America, is excessive, and this raises questions


COVID‑19; Pandemics; Catastrophe; Primary Prevention

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