Letter to Editor
Volume 10 Issue 3 - 2021
COVID-19: Traditions, Facts and Science
Igor Klepikov*
MD, Professor, Retired, WA, USA
*Corresponding Author: Igor Klepikov, MD, Professor, Retired, WA, USA.
Received: January 06, 2021; Published: February 17, 2021




Abbreviations

AP: Acute Pneumonia; COVID-19: Coronavirus Disease; SARS: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome; MERS: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

The problem of AP belongs to the category of those scientific topics that have not been subjected to a serious conceptual revision. Discussions on this topic in recent decades have had a pre-known direction, where the pathogen was assigned the place of the main cause of the disease, and the essence of the dispute was to find the most effective way to neutralize it. The beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, which gave a stream of patients with monoetiological inflammation and an infinite number of clinical options, did not affect the ideology of the problem and the search for a "pill for pneumonia". "Cognitive bias" with adherence to certain stereotypes and the difficulty of changing attitudes, despite contradictions and facts, are the main obstacles to future promising solutions [1].

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Citation: Igor Klepikov. “COVID-19: Traditions, Facts and Science”. EC Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine 10.3 (2021): 50-55.

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