Novel Coronavirus is a new kind of respiratory virus that was identified for the first time in China. Public health officials are continually working round the clock to identify the source of the disease.
The new force of Coronavirus was first identified on December 31st, 2019, in Wuhan city of China. It was originally linked to the Huanan Wholesale Seafood Market, huge seafood and animal market in Wuhan, which was also selling bats, dogs, cats, and snakes. Health specialists believe that people contracted the virus by either eating an infected animal or touching it.
Disease: (COVID-19) Coronavirus disease
Virus: (SARS-CoV-2) severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
Recent information shows COVID-19 might be passed from person to person. Community spread is being seen, also. Community spread means people have been affected by the virus in a particular area, including some people who are not quite sure how or where they became infected. The virus has been detected in people throughout China and in over 100 other countries, including the United States, UK.
The spread of this new virus is being monitored by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), the WHO (World Health Organization), and other health organizations across the globe. On 30th Jan, the WHO declared the COVID-19 outbreak a public health emergency.
Moreover, as for now, coronavirus in dogs and coronavirus in cats has not been detected, but health specialists are encouraging people to take preventive measures to counter Coronavirus.
Those who are infected with COVID-19 might have little to no symptoms. You might not know you have symptoms of COVID-19 because they are similar to the flu or cold.
Symptoms might take up to fourteen days to appear after exposure to COVID-19. This is known to be the longest known infectious period for this disease. Health specialists are currently investigating if the virus can be transmitted to others if someone is not showing symptoms.
Symptoms have included:
We suggest that you use the same precautions as you usually use to prevent the spread of viral infections:
The health organizations recommend the following steps to help prevent the spread of germs during this critical situation:
According to the CDC, corona symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Symptoms might appear in 2 to 14 days after exposure. Immediately call your doctor for medical advice if you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop symptoms.
According to the CDC, early information reveals that some people are at higher risk of getting quite sick from this virus. This includes older age individuals and people who have severe chronic medical conditions like diabetes, lung disease, and heart disease.
If you are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19 because of your critical medical condition or age, you need to take action to avoid getting sick. Every day take precautions to keep proper space between yourself and others.
The following are given some of the tips to prevent coronavirus at home.