All You Need To Know About Coronavirus Covid19 Disease
Coronavirus Covid19 is the latest disease that is ravaging the whole world. The world health organization (WHO) has declared Coronavirus as a Pandemic due to the rate at which it is spreading out of control around the world.
Here are things you need to know about convid19, its symptoms, prevention and cure.
What is Corovirus or Covid19 Disease?Coronavirus Disease according to the World Health Organization; is a disease caused by a new virus which is able to infect many people quickly. Other names for Coronavirus are Covid19, 2019-nCov and 2019 Novel Coronavirus.
The Disease causes respiratory sickness which are similar to Flu. It has symptoms such as cough, fever, and difficulty in breathing in its severe case. You can prevent yourself from being infected by the disease by washing your hands regularly, avoiding touching your face, mouth or eyes and avoiding coming in contact with sick people with symptoms of Coronavirus.
How Do People Contact Coronavirus?
Coronavirus is transferred mainly when people come in contact with an already infected person when such person sneeze or cough. It can also be spread when someone touch a surface or object that has been contaminated by the virus and then touching his/her face, mouth or eyes with the infected hand(s).
Symptoms Of Coronavirus
People may be suffering from Coronavirus 1 to 14 days before they develop symptoms of the disease. The symptoms of Covid19 are dry cough, tiredness, sore throat and fever. About Eighty per cent (80%) of infected people recover from the virus without needing special treatment. On rare occassions, Coronavirus can be severe and can even lead to death. Old people and people with pre-existing medical conditions like asthma, diabetes or heart diseases are more likely to die from the Covid19.
Infected persons may shows the following symptoms:
- Sore throat
- and difficulty in breathing
How Can You Prevent Coronavirus?
Though there is presently no drug to prevent Coronavirus Covid19 Disease, you can take some measures to protect you and others from contacting it.
You should observe the following prevention routine:
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or rub a hand sanitizer which contains at least 60% alcohol.
- Cover your mouth and nose with a flex elbow when sneezing or coughing. You can also use a tissue and dispose off properly after sneezing or coughing.
- Keep a distance of at least 1 metre or 3 feet from people especially those who are sick.
- Stay in-door and self-isolate yourself from the rest of your household and the entire public.
How Can You Treat Yourself Of Coronavirus.
Sadly, there is no medication or vaccine presently to treat or prevent coronavirus. Though there have been claims that is s against the disease, these claims have not been verified by health experts or bodies. Therefore Chloroquine has not be recommended as a cure for Covid19.