What is Coronavirus COVID-19

What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

  • Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease that is spread by coronavirus.
  • People who are infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and they are recovering from this disease without any special treatment.
  • This disease generally comes under old aged people and those who are having medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness.
  • Here I will explain how to prevent from this disease, how to protect yourself and other to spread COVID-19.
  • The base way to protect yourself and others from infection by washing your hands or using an alcohol based sanitizer or Dettol and wash your hands frequently and not touching your face.
  • The COVID-19 virus spreads primarily through saliva or discharge from the nose when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
  • At this time, there are no vaccines or treatments for COVID-19. However, but by old medicine and sanitize patient.
  • WHO (world health organization) providing data for all infected countries that will provide here.

How To protect yourself and to slow transmission of COVID-19, Follow the Following Guidelines:

  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water, or clean them with alcohol-based hand wash.
  • Maintain at least 1 meter distance between you and other people coughing or sneezing.
  • Avoid touching your face and other face also.
  • Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing and use mask if go outside or seasonal viral disease.
  • Stay home if you feel unwell and you will safe at home.
  • Avoid all physical or chemical things like smoking and drinking and other activities that weaken the lungs.
  • Practice physical distancing and social gathering by avoiding unnecessary travel.

The COVID-19 virus affects individual peoples with different methods.

  • People who are infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and they are recovering from this disease without any special treatment.
  • Those who are infected from other disease that is related to your respiratory system if you infected from COVID-19 then it’s serious problem. those who are over 60 years old have a higher risk of developing severe disease and death.
Common symptoms include:
  • fever
  • tiredness
  • dry cough.
Other symptoms include:
  • shortness of breath
  • aches and pains
  • sore throat
  • some cases in diarrhoea, nausea or a runny nose.

If you have any problem that is listed above, first inform your doctor and if you are serious or you are in contact with infected person, you should self-isolate and contact your medical provider or a COVID-19 information line for advice on testing and referral.

People with fever, cough or difficulty breathing should call their doctor and seek medical attention OR You can call COVID-19 Government department Contact number.

How Coronavirus Spreads?

How does it spread from person to person? 

The virus is spread mainly from person-to-person.

  • If you are in contact with and infected person within 1 meter distance (within about 6 feet).
  • When an infected person coughs or sneezes its droplets goes to your respiratory.
  • These droplets can go in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.
  • If you are seating near infected person on the bus or in a meeting room. Suddenly, this person sneezes or coughs.
  • If that person does not cover their mouth and nose, they could potentially spray you with respiratory droplets from their nose or mouth. The droplets that land on you will likely contain the virus.
  • If someone who infected with the virus, and they touched their mouth or nose with their hand. If that person shakes your hand with you, they transfer some of the virus to your hand.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

Medical experts haven’t determined whether a woman can transmit COVID-19 in utero, through childbirth, or through her breast milk.

Take following prevention:-
  • Wear a face mask while breastfeeding.
  • Properly wash their hands before holding or breastfeeding their infant.
  • Properly wash their hands before touching a bottle or breast pump.
  • Clean the breast pump each time it’s used.

Can you pick it up from infected surfaces?

Think of all the frequently touched surfaces where germs can lurk: kitchen counters, bathroom counters, doorknobs, elevator buttons, the handle on the refrigerator, handrails on staircases. The list goes on and on.

And if someone in your home is sick, frequently clean those surfaces. Remember to thoroughly wash your hands afterward.

How to protect yourself ?

It can be difficult to avoid unknowing infected by virus, especially if you’re often surrounded by other people. Some prevention that you can do to protect yourself:

  • Stand back. Try to stay clear of people who are coughing or sneezing. It is suggests staying at least 3 feet away from people who may be sick. But maintain proper distance by suggests an even wider berth of about 6 feet.
  • Wash your hands frequently. Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds every time.
  • Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer if you don’t have access to soap and water. Look for a product that’s at least 60 to 70 percentage alcohol content. You can wash your hands with homemade aloe-vera and alcohol mix products.
  • Avoid touching your face. You can easily transfer the virus from your hands to your mouth, nose, eyes without unknowing it.
  • Stay home. Make yourself social isolation. That is best way to prevent from this virus. Social gathering must be avoid.

Myths about novel coronavirus transmission

Here are some myths about novel coronavirus to spread.

Myth:1 Mosquito bites can give you the 2019 coronavirus

There’s currently no such cases showing that anyone has contracted the virus from a mosquito bite. Experts note it’s a respiratory virus, not a blood-borne virus.

Myth:2 You can contract it if you buy goods manufactured in China

It’s highly unlikely that the virus would remain on the surface of a product made in China.

If you’re concerned, you can clean the surface of the item with a disinfectant wipe before you use it.

Myth:3 You can get the 2019 coronavirus from Animal

Again, there’s no such cases at this point to indicate that your cat or dog can contract this particular virus and transmit it to you.

Myth:4 Eating garlic can prevent you from getting COVID-19

Garlic is used in more amount is not preventive measure. This will not help you to fight with COVID-19.

What prevention to do if you have symptoms of COVID-19?

If you have a medical emergency, call 911. If you have any symptoms of this virus, use mask and contact your nearest helpline number and do not avoid to hide from medical check-up. It may affect your family and relative.

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