Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) | Coronavirus Symptoms | Precautions | Effects | Vaccine | Cases | Live Updates
- by Daneel-Yunus
- Mar 17, 2020 11:57
Now Coronavirus is one the main threat all over the world including China, South Korea, Iran, Japan and also in India. There are thousands of deaths in China and also in South Korea, Japan, Iran, and many more countries. After spreading the name of this virus known as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) also called as 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This type of virus is mainly affecting the respiratory tract of an individual which can spread from person to person by sneezing through respiratory droplets such as influenza and flu or coughing.
This type of Corona Virus causes the disease COVID-19 has spread first in China and affect in 75 countries in all over the world. According to Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch, if there is no effective step against the coronavirus then it is ultimately infected from 40 percent to 70 percent of the population all over the world in the upcoming year.
The majority of the cases of coronavirus would be midland some of the people may no symptoms when suffering from this virus. As per the Centers for Disease, Control, and Prevention (CDC) the symptoms of coronavirus may be coughing, shortness of breath and fever. These symptoms of this problem which generally appear in two days or two weeks when you affect with this virus.
As per a report in the journal of the American Medical Association, there is about 98 percent of COVID-19 patients are suffering from fever from 76 percent to 82 percent and dry cough between 11 percent and 44 percent. This disease has become more serious at the age of 30 to 79 years which predominating the identified cases in Wuhan where the virus firstly spread The patient suffering from pneumonia in which lungs fill with fluid or pus, in the more serious cases of COVID-19.
Let us discuss, what is coronavirus?
Coronavirus – It is a family of pathogens which are ubiquitous in animals and human. This type f virus may cause several respiratory infections such as common cold, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus 2 or COVID -19 in humans. There are some of the cases of coronavirus that may cause diarrhea in children and infants. This type of infection becomes active at the time of winter season and also sometimes during the seasons of spring.
The case of pneumonia was reported in Wuhan city, China that was caused by one such pathogen that was firstly identified in December 2019. This type of pathogen was the same as the virus was responsible for the widespread SARS in 2002 that was named SARS-CoV2. It is a medium in size envelope positive-stranded RNA virus that has appeared just like a crown in electron micrographs, therefore it is also known as coronavirus.
Major Outbreak – This virus is spread in the early days of December 2019 with some cases in the city of Wuhan, China. Wuhan city is also famous for the transport hub in China. This virus was spread in all entire China in the mid of January 2020. Coronavirus was gradually spread all around the world such as Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, Nepal, Iran, Italy, the United States, India, and many more countries.
WHO (World Health Organization) declared the coronavirus disease 2019 as a Public Health Emergency for all over the world on Feb 11, 2020. COVID -19 is of the third coronavirus which is spread all around the world.
There is more than 109, 695 cases of coronavirus are reported in 104 countries in which 6,125 cases are serious as on March 8, 2020.
Effect of coronavirus – The spreading of coronavirus affects the economy all over the world including India. All the trades between several countries are stopped and visas of foreign tourists are canceled due to prevent the spread of coronavirus which affect also tourism department all around the world which also affects the economy of the country. Due to the coronavirus, it also cancels the local elections, big tournaments of all sports, international or public meetings, and many more just like it stopped the activities in the world.
Symptoms of Corona Virus – According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there is an estimated of incubation period for COVID-19 is between 1 and 14 days with an estimated median of 5 to 6 days. In this period, the person who is suffering from this problem may have several symptoms such as
- Dry cough
- Runny nose
- Sore throat
- Nasal congestion
- Aches and pains
Precautions - There is no treatment of this COVID-19 but some of the precautions taken the people to prevent the spread of this disease such as
- Regular washing hands
- Avoid visit parties, marriage or any other gathering events
- Should maintain distance from those people who are suffering from sneezing and coughing
- Do not touch your nose, eyes, and mouth with unwashed hands when you are comes any gathering event.
- Use hand sanitizer
- Using tissues during coughing and sneezing.
The government also takes steps for controlling the spread of coronavirus by close schools, cinema halls and several gathering events such as abounded cricket matches, gathering events by government and so on. The hospitals should also ready for any emergency due to coronavirus. The government or state government also checks those people who are traveling from the affected countries that help in controlling this virus.
Conclusion - We should also help the government in spreading this coronavirus by avoiding gathering events, information about your problem such as sneezing and coughing for a long time, in emergency conditions go outside and not spread false information about coronavirus.
All the people in the world waiting for the medicine discovered by scientists worldwide which can be used for the treatment of this virus.
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