The novel Coronavirus has created an emergency situation worldwide by killing thousands of people around the world. COVID-19 was first identified in Wuhan, China in December 2019 and later it spread to other nations in a little span of time. Scientists and Health Authorities are still trying to determine the origin of the virus and some researchers have pointed out that the source of Caronvirus is either bats or snakes as possible. Since there is no vaccine for the Novel coronavirus only taking precautionary measures can save you from the virus. If a person infected with Coronavirus it takes two to 14 days incubation period to get the virus symptoms like fever, a dry cough, cold and difficulty breathing or shortness of breath.
Coronavirus can spread through coughing, sneezing, touching an infected area just like cold-causing viruses. World Health Organisation said the most common symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, sore throat, headache, fatigue, runny or stuffy nose, trouble breathing, body aches and increases in temperature. Some people do not display any symptoms even though they have a virus in the body. Coronavirus is very serious for Old people, people with health disorders like high blood pressure, heart problems or diabetes, pregnant women and very young children.
Risks and Prevention:
The novel Caronavirus has reported 7.80 Lakh cases globally and 37,000 people are died due to this virus. With the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak 1, 65,000 people are recovered from the virus. WHO has issued an advisory to the people to have self-isolation for some days in the wake spread of coronavirus. European Union agency said smokers are most vulnerable to COVID-19 because coronavirus mainly affects the respiratory system of the human body. When infected people cough or sneeze then small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth which contain virus helps in spreading the Coronavirus.
The best way to prevent the spread of Caronavirus is following the precautionary methods mentioned here:
- Regularly wash your hands with soap and water or with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash for 20 seconds.
- Always maintain social distancing 1 meter from other persons.
- If you have symptoms like Cold and cough use face masks and stay isolated from others.
- Don’t touch eyes, nose, and mouth if your hands are unclean.
- When you cough or sneeze cover your nose and mouth with your bent elbow or use a tissue and dispose of it immediately.
- Stay home and take proper diet to keep your Immune system strong.