Corona virus|symptoms|corona virus infection|how corona virus diagnosed|Prevention of corona virus

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Coronavirus in china has caused global concerns.It came from a seafood and neat market in Wuhan,China,In December,It has since spread to other countries,Including the United States.

Despite Wuhan and other chinese cities being quarantined,COVID-19 has spread to almost 188 locations internationally The italy has the most deaths after the china the hometown of virus.

WHAT IS CORONAVIRUS?

A coronavirus is a virus that is found in animals and,rarely,can be transmitted from animals to humans and then spread person to person.In addition to COVID-19 the other human coronavirus have included

 

  • The MERS virus,or Middle East respiratory syndrome
  • The SARS virus,or severe acute respiratory syndrome,which first occurred in Guangdong province in southern China  

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19?

COVID-19 symptoms range from mild to severe.It takes 2 to14 days after exposure for symptoms to develop.Symptoms include

  • fever (The centres for Disease Control considers a person to have a fever when he or she has a measured temperature of at least 100.4 F or 38 C
  • cough
  • shortness of breath

Those who have weakened immune systems may develop more serious symptoms like pneumonia or bronchitis.You may never develop symptoms after being exposed to COVID-19 So far,most confirmed cases are in adults,But some childern have been infected.There is no evidence that childerns are greater risk for getting the virus.

WHAT CAUSE COVID-19?

Humans first get a corona virus from contact with animals.Then it spread from human to human.The COVID-19 can be spread through contact with certain body fluids,Such as droplets in a cough.It might also caused by touching something an infected person has touched and then touching your hand to mouth ,nose or eyes.

HOW  IS A  CORONA VIRUS  DIAGNOSED?

If you believe you have COVID-19 you should contact with your family doctor immediately.Before going to doctor,s office call your concerns .This will the office to collect the information and offer you guidance on next step.To diagnose you,your doctor may run tests to rule out other infections.In some cases,your doctor may suggest you self -isolate to prevent the spread of infection.

HOW CAN WE PREVENT OR AVOID CORONA VIRUS?

Try to avoid people who or sick or meeting in large group.Stay home if you are sick.

Cover your cough with tissue or cough into your upper sleeve or elbow.Do not cough into your hands.

Wash your hand often with soap and water for at  least 20 seconds,especially after going to the bathroom ,before eating,and after blowing your nose.If soap and water are not readily available,use alcohol based hand  sanitizer with at least 60%alcohol.Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.Avoid touching your mouth ,nose or eyes.

CORONA VIRUS TREATMENT

There is currently no vaccine or treatment for  COVID-19.Symptoms of a corona virus usually go away to their own.If symptoms feel worse than a common cold ,contact your doctor,He or she may prescribe pain or fever medication.

As with a cold or the flu,drink fluid and get plenty of rest .if you are having trouble breathing,seek immediate medical care.When possible,avoid contact with other when you are sick. If you have  COVID-19 wear a face mask to prevent spreading the viruse to others.

 

 

 

 

 

 

               

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