The coronavirus, Which started in the seafood and poultry market of China’s Wuhan province last year. And has become a serious case for the world today.
After spreading the virus in 213 countries to date, nearly 3,88,256 deaths. However, more than 65,86,149 confirmed cases in the world.
What is this Coronavirus? How it got started, how it has become a global health emergency? How can you protect yourself and your family members from this virus? Is there any treatment for this virus?
All you will know in this post.
This virus has now been named “SARS-CoV-2” and due to this, the disease called “Corona Disease 2019” which is abbreviated as “COVID-19“.
This virus was first discovered in the Wuhan province of China, after which its reach is being found in nearly 70 countries. On 23 January, Chinese government officials cut off the rest of the country and the world to Wuhan, which has a population of about 1 crore, and all the transport from there was stopped.
In countries like Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, the United States, the virus has entered and become infected after the 20th of January.
Symptoms of Coronavirus:
Symptoms of people suffering from Coronavirus appear 2 to 14 days after its unveiling. These symptoms are mostly benign and are generally ignored. Despite some people getting infected, they do not show any symptoms.
These infections can occur even if there are no symptoms. Your body’s viral load (number of viruses) can be similar to a person with severe symptoms.
This means that you are at the risk of infection as much as COVID-19’s serious patient. 80 percent of the people get cold without any special treatment.
If you have recently returned from traveling to the COVID-19 Containment Zone, then you as well as all those who have come in contact with you or your family.
In such a situation, 14-21 days of self-quarantine (self-quarantine) is necessary.
The symptoms of people suffering from the Coronavirus are as follows –
- Dry cough
- Nasal ligament
- Sore throat
- Difficulty breathing
How does the Coronavirus spread?
By keeping close with people already suffering from this disease, the virus spreads. When the patient of this disease, coughing or sneezing, the virus enters the body through contact with the place or object of the droplets falling, touching their eyes or nose or mouth.
By inhaling these drops, they can also become victims of the virus. People suffering from this disease should maintain a distance of 1 meter (3 feet).
Can a vaccine cure the coronavirus?
No specific vaccine has yet been made to treat the coronavirus. To make this possible, clinical trials, studies, and research are going on. WHO is also vigilantly looking for a cure for this virus.
Which people have this virus more dangerous?
In elderly people and patients with high blood pressure, heart problems, and diabetes, this disease can take a more dangerous form. Apart from this, this virus has an easier effect on the patients already having immunity or people who have reduced immunity.
By following what things can you protect yourself?
Be that as it may, until this point in time, no antibody or medication has been made to treat coronavirus. According to the WHO and CDC, following the following things can reduce the risk of infection –
- Clean your hands some time difference regularly.
- Use cleanser and water, or hand rub with a liquor-based sanitizer.
- When wheezing, spread your nose and mouth with your twisted elbow or a tissue.
- Keep a safe distance from people suffering from COVID-19 or from anyone who coughs or sneezes.
- Remain away
- Try not to contact your eyes, nose, or mouth.
- On the off chance that you feel unwell, at that point remain at home. Do not share your utensil, glass, and bed with anyone.
- If you have a fever, cough, and difficulty breathing, get treatment.
- Clean the areas of excessive use with disinfectants regularly.
- If you are ill, then stay away from public places like school, office, etc.
- Adhere to the guidelines of your neighborhood wellbeing authority.
About Mask Protection:
Coronavirus has become the fastest growing virus in the world. To save oneself, half the people have come to the surgical mask.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention believes that masking reduces the risk of infection but this method does not provide complete protection. It is better to protect yourself when you stay away from people suffering from coronavirus and elsewhere.
BREAKING NEWS: China hides important information from WHO for weeks:
China and the World Health Organization (WHO) are under question due to the coronavirus which has affected around 63 lakh people all over the world and killed 3.75 lakh people.
Many countries, including the US, are accusing China of not providing timely information and not taking adequate steps on the organization.
Meanwhile, a report has come out, which says that China hides information from WHO for a long time.