Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – Symptoms & Preventions

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – Symptoms & Preventions

Coronavirus which is also called COVID-19 has become a topic of concern in the world. This disease is originated by the seafood and meat market in Wuhan. It is basically an illness caused by a virus named Corona. Corona’s first case was found in China, in December 2019. All coronaviruses are not that much dangerous. But, in December 2019 Word Health Organization(WHO) identifies a very dangerous coronavirus and named it COVID-2019. There must be so many questions related to Coronavirus in your mind. Here is the answer of few of them:

What is Coronavirus or COVID-19?

Corona disease is found in animals. From animals, it is transferred to humans. Once it is transmitted to humans, then it spreads from person to person. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has been spread throughout the whole world. Coronavirus causes just a normal cold. mainly it spreads from person to person contact. This disease has infected lakhs of people all around the world. There are more than 120 countries in the world affected by this disease including India, Italy, America, Spain, Iran, etc. COVID-19 first affects our lungs. It becomes dangerous for people with diabetes, high blood pressure problem and for people with a weak immune system.

What Are the Symptoms of Coronavirus(COVID-19)?

The symptoms of coronavirus may come out after 2 to 15 days of exposure. The weirdest thing about the corona is that some people suffering from it have no symptoms. People with weak immune systems caught under this disease very fast. Symptoms of Corona mainly include:

  •  Fever
  • Cold
  • Breath Shortness
  • Body Ache
  • Fluids

What Is the Treatment for COVID-19?

Currently, there is no treatment for COVID-19. No medicine found or suggested to treat COVID-19, till now. Treatment is directed only to relieve the symptoms. The treatment includes:

  • Pain Relieving Medicine
  • Cough Syrup
  • Rest

Even antibiotics are not useful, as they only treat bacteria, not viruses. If any person with COVID-19 takes antibiotics, it doesn’t kill the virus. It kills only the infection which came with the disease in our body. People having huge symptoms of corona should go to the doctor and also they should have cared in the hospital.

Which Precautions to Follow to Prevent Coronavirus?

  • Stay Home:

Avoid going to crowded places. Practice social distancing. As much as possible, stay at home. You can spread or get a virus without knowing it. If there is an emergency and you have to go out, then you must keep 4-6 feet distance between you and others.

  • Wash Hands:

Wash your hands with hand wash, soap and water often at least for 20 seconds. Keep them always clean by using sanitizers.

  • Avoid Touching Your Face:

You should not touch your face. Coronavirus can live in a place for 22-24 hours. If you touch any surface having coronavirus, you can get these viruses on your hands. After that, you can get these viruses into your body, if you touch your nose, eyes, and mouth without washing hands.

  • Use Mask:

Wear masks to avoid becoming ill. Cover your nose and mouth with mask. If a person cough or sneezes, then it protects you from viruses.

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