What is #COVID-19 or Coronavirus
By now every one knows about #Coronavirus the official name COVID-19 is a virus causing severe lung infection turning to pneumonia. The virus started in China and is now spread around the world. The virus is one of the forms of influenza is spread thru the air via micro drops of sneezing liquid.
“There have been 78000 cases reported and tested in China and some 2700 have died of them mostly elderly people who who had already some ailments’ You need to be very very UNLUCKY to die from this virus, do not Panic”
Symptoms of Coronavirus or CIVID-19
It starts with simple fever between 98 degrees to 102 degrees and turns to dry cough
After about a week difficulty in breathing is seen which may become so severe that patient might need to be hospitalized
This type of influenza normally has no mucus, running nose or sneezing
The Symptoms become apparent after 14 days of the infection (WHO)
Is there a cure for Corona virus #COVID-19?
Like influenza or common cold there seems to be no sure cure of the virus, body itself learns to fight with the virus thru immune system.
Common medicines are being used to see their effect on patients and to help patients to breath and normalize temperature
How to stay safe from Corona Virus?
You can protect yourself from the infection of COVID-19 or Corona virus by keep your environment clean and by following the below points.
- Washing your hands with the soap and antiseptic can kill the virus instantly
- Keep some handkerchief or hand on your mouth when coughing or sneezing.
- When out of home or office do not touch your nose eyes or mouth with your hands specially after having touched surfaces.
- Do not come close to any one who is coughing keep atleast one meter distance when talking to them
- If you feel tired or have mild fever do not come out of your home