What is CoronaVirus and Covid-19? Disease Symptoms, Treatment And Prevention

Covid-19: Many people have been infected and killed by CoronaVirus worldwide so far and it is still spreading very fast. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus an epidemic in 2020. The coronavirus is a very subtle but effective virus. Covid-19 is 900 times smaller than human hair, but corona infection is spreading rapidly around the world.

What Is CoronaVirus? Disease Symptoms, Treatment And Prevention
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It is believed that the virus has spread through the Sea Food Market of Wuhan City, China. This virus has never been seen before in humans. Research has revealed that this CoronaVirus has passed from snakes to humans. The virus is related to animals and has entered into the whole-sell market of meat, poultry firms, snakes, bats or firm animals. Still, no one has a solid reason that how it came in human.

What is Coronavirus?

A coronavirus is a large group of viruses that can cause common cold in humans, from serious respiratory problems. Apart from this, the Coronavirus can also cause fatal diseases like SARS and MERS. The virus is named after its shape. This virus can infect both animals and humans simultaneously.

What is Covid-19?

In 2019, a new virus had been found in China. It was from the family of coronaviruses but very new and more dangerous for human and animal. Due to coronavirus family member and emerging year of 2019, it was named Covid-19. Now it is also being called SARS-CoV-2. It spread all over the world. Many people infected by it and many of them died.

Symptoms Of China CoronaVirus

The Coronavirus causes a mild infection in the respiratory tract, as is commonly seen in the common cold. However, the symptoms of this disease are very common and even if a person is not suffering from Coronavirus, it can show such symptoms.

  • Suffering from fever
  • Having cold
  • Shortness of breath
  • Runny nose
  • Sore throat
  • Pneumonia etc

Currently, some new symptoms of corona virus are emerging like: – The appearance of spots and swelling on the tongue, redness on the skin, burning sensation on the skin, burning sensation in the soles of the feet, swelling of the soles of the feet, skin allergy, diarrhoea, vomiting diarrhoea, Indigestion, abdominal pain, runny nose, dry cough, fever.

Precautions To Reduce The Risk Of Infection From Coronavirus

The WHO has also given some guidelines to prevent the spread of this deadly disease. Necessary steps need to be taken to prevent this deadly virus from spreading.

Such as,

  • Wash hands thoroughly and takes care of hands cleanliness
  • Avoid making close contact with people who have cold or flu-like symptoms.
  • Keep your mouth and nose covered well while coughing or sneezing
  • Do not touch the eyes, nose, and mouth repeatedly with your hands and fingers
  • Do not make unsafe contact with animals living in the forest and fields.
  • Monitoring of sick patients properly
  • Avoid travelling to countries or places where the disease has spread
  • Avoid touching anything or shaking hands in a public place, public transport
  • Cook meats and eggs well.

Can Coronavirus Cause Death?

Although the onset of the Coronavirus is like a common cold or a cold or pneumonia, if the case becomes severe, this infection can lead to a severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure or multiple organ failure, which can lead to death.

Your Nose and Mouth are Susceptible

A 2020 report mentions that this coronavirus is more likely to go into your nose and mouth than move to other parts of the throat and body. Hence wear a mask and keep a distance from others always.

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