To respond to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, it is vital that research responses to the outbreak are published in the open access domain in a timely manner. 

This Special Issue will act as a publication media to publicize studies on this outbreak. We particularly welcome articles providing new insights into medicine, medical systems and management; epidemiological studies; basic science of local and systemic response related to the medical sciences; fundamental research of all types provided it is related to medical sciences; cell, proteins and gene related research on novel coronavirus.