Dreaded disease cum flu which is horrifying everyone, Coronavirus infection causing death and spreading across the world, is it an epidemic? That soon will be revealed after the next meet up of WHO as the rate of people dying in china due to Coronavirus infection is increasing and if we talk about how rapidly it is spreading then –
Thailand has reported 14 cases of infection; Japan has 11; Hong Kong and Singapore have 10; Taiwan has eight; Australia, Malaysia and Macau each have seven; France has five; South Korea, Germany and the United Arab Emirates each have 4; Canada has three; Vietnam has two; and India, the Philippines, Nepal, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Finland each have one.
These questions are troubling even more and we all need to aware of every bit information about coronaviruses and its recent updates. Here check out everything about coronavirus –
1. What are coronaviruses?
2. What are the symptoms of coronavirus infections?
3. How does coronavirus causing death?
4. Where did coronavirus come from?
5. Precautions to save yourself from coronavirus?
6. What is India’s step to stop coronavirus getting spread in the country?
Coronavirus is a part of dangerous but torpid Venum viruses that causes basic symptoms like illnesses ranging from a cold to more severe diseases. These viruses are transmitted between animals and people. Coronaviruses are a group of large viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, this virus causes respiratory infections which are typically mild and non-detectable if it is that severe, including the common cold but rarer forms like SARS and MERS can be lethal.
Typically, symptoms include normal fever, fatigue, sore throat and dry cough, or also one may feel difficulty in breathing. These viruses are transmitted and instantly spreads between animals and people. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV) may be the first stage of this disease or you can say it may lead to catching coronavirus severe effects.
There is no vaccine for coronavirus. To help prevent a coronavirus infection. If a coronavirus infection spreads to anybody’s lower respiratory tract (i.e. your windpipe and your lungs), it further can cause pneumonia, especially in people who has low immunity to fight against this such as older people, people with heart disease, or children.
To prevent coronavirus infection you have to be more cautious with hygiene and drinks you take. Also, you have to take care of basic precautions you keep when you get cold. It includes regular hand washing, covering mouth & nose when coughing and sneezing, thoroughly cooking meat and eggs. Avoid close contact with anyone who is suffering symptoms of respiratory illness such as coughing and sneezing.
The virus is tracked to have originated from China. It was found last year in a food market in the Chinese city of Wuhan that was illegally selling wildlife. Health experts believe it may have originated in bats and then passed to humans, possibly via another animal species.
The World Health Organization (WHO) was informed about several cases of pneumonia in Wuhan at the end of December. Chinese authorities confirmed they had identified a new virus a week later which is coronavirus spreading rapidly and causing death.
China revealed that the total number of deaths from the coronavirus had risen to 170, with cases now confirmed in every province and region in the country. More than 7,700 people have been sickened in mainland China, while 68 cases have been reported around the world of coronavirus getting spread.
India is monitoring individuals who may have been exposed to 2019-nCoV and has an Air India plane on standby to evacuate its nationals from Wuhan, and has made a formal request to Beijing for help. One positive case has been found in India.
The health ministry has published FAQs for citizens and guidelines for healthcare practitioners. (Follow the health ministry on Twitter at @MoHFW_INDIA and visit the Disease Alerts page). The national helpline for information and assistance related to the coronavirus threat is 011-23978046.