The coronavirus continues to spread worldwide day by day. Due to this, people are panicking about the virus and don’t know many things about it. At this time, people are thinking about a lot of questions like, “What is Coronavirus?” “Where is Coronavirus coming from?” “What are the symptoms of COVID-19?”
We are here to answer all of your questions regarding Coronavirus and provide some measures that you should take to avoid pandemic disease.
According to WHO, Corona virus disease or COVID 19 is an infectious disease spread by the newly discovered virus – Corona virus.
The Corona virus come from the Wuhan’s live animal market. But according to some scientists, it may come from the Wuhan Virology Lab. There is a question mark of the origination of Corona virus. There is one more interesting question about its origination. Is Corona virus a human-made or genetically modified?
The main problem is not a disease, but it’s spreading power. The symptoms take itself 4-5 days to get a notice in the infected person. In between 4-5 days, the infected person already infects the normal person in which he/she came to contact.
The Coronavirus mainly spread through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
- The infected person will experience fever, dry cough, tiredness, respiratory illness.
- The rare symptoms are nasal congestion, aches, and pain, sore throat, diarrhea, etc.
- The severe symptoms are chest pain, shortness of breathing, or loss of speech or movement.
- Older people and those who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease, diabetes, or cancer are at high risk for developing severe complications from the COVID-19.
There is no treatment or vaccines for COVID-19 currently. But there are various clinical trials for the vaccines and plasma therapy are going on which determine the potential treatment.
According to the National Institute of Health, the Coronavirus stay up to 24 hours on cardboard, up to two or three days on stainless steel and plastic, four hours on copper.
Corona Precautions to follow
1. Stay Home. Don’t go outside unnecessary. Avoid social gatherings.
If you are young and can quickly recover, then it doesn’t mean that you can go outside and take a risk. You have the responsibility of your family, your neighbors, and the community. If you get an infection, there will be a high risk of transmission of the virus to the contacted people.
2. Don’t touch face, nose, and eyes
Eyes, nose, and mouth are the open part of the body in which viruses can quickly invade and multiply in the body. If you touch your face with hands, there is a high chance of transmission of the micro-sized virus.
3. Wash your hand regularly.
Washing hands with soap and water kill the germs present in your hand. So wash your hands regularly for 10-20 seconds.
4. Sanitise your hands when you can’t wash.
Alcohol-based sanitiser kills germs instant from your palm. Rub your hands together from all over your fingers and knuckles until the sanitiser dried off.
5. Maintain Social Distance
Social distancing is very important to prevent yourself from infection because the droplets from sneezing or cough can easily transmit from one person to another.
6. Cover your mouth and nose when going outside.
It is essential to cover your mouth and nose. This prevents the virus from invading the body.
7. Take some immune booster food like garlic, green tea, almonds, citrus food, etc.
In this tough time, it is essential to improve your immune system. Immunity helps you to fight against the infection. Take immune-boosting food like garlic, green tea, tomatoes, orange, apples, etc.
8. Avoid smoking or drinking, which makes your lungs weak.
Coronavirus has a symptom of respiratory illness like shortness of breathing, difficulty in breathing, etc. Smoking and alcohol make the situation worse.
Coronavirus not only producing illness or death across the countries, but it also has devastating effects on the economy, companies, manufacturing sector, automobile sector, banking sector, etc. Many companies laid off their employees due to the lockdown, which results in Coronavirus. Due to this, the unemployment rate is going to increase in India, which directly affects the economy.
The thing we can control in this pandemic is the spreads of Coronavirus. We have to unite and fight with this pandemic disease by strictly follow the precautions.