Corona virus Covid19
What is Covid19 known as Corona virus?
This virus family is a large family of viruses which cause illness ranging from the common cold. They are zoonotic, means, transmitted between animals and people. After all the investigations they found that SARS-CoV was transmitted from civet cats to humans and MERS-CoV from dromedary camels to humans.
What are the common symptoms of this Corona virus Covid19 ?
The main ones are respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties, but in severe cases, it can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death.
Can we find a vaccine for Corona virus Covid19 ?
There is no vaccine until one is developed, when a disease is new it can take at least one year to develop one or a number of years.
The cases started in the whole globe:
On the 31st of December 2019, In Whuhan city, World Health Organization was informed of cases of pneumonia, China. A novel coronavirus was identified as the cause by Chinese authorities on the 7th of January 2020 and was temporarily named “2019-nCoV”.
On the 11th of March 2020, the rapid spread in the number of cases outside China led WHO Director-General Dr.Tedros Adhanom to announce that the outbreak could be characterized as a pandemic. After more than 117 000 cases been reported in 114 countries, and 4291 deaths had been recorded.
By the 15th of March 2020, the European Region had become the center of the epidemic, reporting over 40% of globally confirmed cases. By 28 April 2020, 63% of global mortality from the virus was from the Region.
Since the very beginning of the cases, WHO has worked to support countries to prepare and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
What are the most common myths behind the Covid19?
1. Regarding Spraying chlorine or alcohol on the skin kills viruses in the body
Applying alcohol or chlorine to the body can harm, especially if it enters the mouth or the eyes. Although you can use these chemicals to disinfect surfaces, they should not use them on the skin.
But even though these products cannot kill viruses within the body.
2. Who can get infected and are elderly people at risk?
This virus is like any other coronaviruses, it can infect people of any age. However, older adults difficult health conditions, such as diabetes or asthma, are more likely to become severely ill Even children can get infected.
3. Is the COVID-19 is just like the flu
SARS-CoV-2 causes flu-like symptoms, such as aches, a fever, and a cough
The similarities between COVID-19 and the flu can be very mild, severe, or, in very rare cases, fatal. Both can also lead to pneumonia.
4. Does everyone with COVID-19 die?
No. It is only fatal for a small percentage of people.
5. Do cats and dogs spread the virus?
It may not infect cats and dogs, besides that the scientists are debating this topic now.
6. Do face masks always protect against coronavirus?
Healthcare staff use professional face mask, which fits tightly around the face, to protect themselves from the virus infection.
To get infected you have to be with someone for 10 minutes to catch the virus
The longer someone stays with an infected person, the more likely they are to catch the virus themselves, but it is still possible to catch it in even under 10 minutes.
7. Can you protect yourself by gargling bleach?
None should never put bleach in their mouths. Bleach is corrosive and can cause serious damage.
8. Do antibiotics kill coronavirus?
Not sure yet
9. Does Garlic protect against coronaviruses?
There is no evidence that suggests that garlic can protect people against COVID-19.
10. Can Parcels from China spread coronavirus?
The scientists believe that the virus cannot survive on paper or packages for an extended period of time, there is likely very low risk of spread from products or packaging which shipped over a period of days or weeks at ambient temperatures.”
11. Can Home remedies cure and protect against COVID-19
No home remedies can protect apart for vitamin C, essential oils, silver colloid, sesame oil, garlic, fish tank cleaner, burning sage, and sipping water every 15 minutes.
The best way is to keep a good hand.
What should we do?
We should avoid close contact with people who appear to be sick and trying not to touch the eyes, nose, or mouth, in case of being sick you should stay at home, and sneeze into a tissue, throwing it in the trash, or sneezing into the crook of the elbow
You can use any standard cleaning sprays and wipes to disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces, wash your hands with soap regularly, for at least 20 seconds to one complete minute.
By mid of June the aviation should get back gradually with precautions such as lesser numbers of passengers in each areophane, wearing face masks is a must , body temperature will be tested before getting on the plane…etc
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