What is Covid-19?
COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by Corona virus.
The disease mainly causes due to respiratory illness (like the flu) with symptoms such as a cough, fever, or found difficulty while breathing. This can be protected by washing your hands frequently, avoiding touching your face, keep social distancing with people and just stay at home. This new virus and disease were unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019.
How it spreads?
It’s not Airborne Disease but if an infected person coughs or sneeze, then it spreads through the droplets. This virus can settle on any place like any objects, person or anywhere and it survives for few hours or may be or several days. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. People can also catch COVID-19 if they breathe in droplets from a person with COVID-19 who coughs out or exhales droplets.
It mainly spreads by:
What are the Symtoms?
Firstly It seems like normal flu/illness, fever, tiredness, and dry cough.. But be careful if you have dry cough, throat infection or if you feel difficulty in breathing
Most people (about 80%) recover from the disease without needing special treatment.
Help stop coronavirus
- Stay home /Self Quarantine
- Keep Social Distance
- Wash hands frequently
- Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth
- Clean and Sanitize
- Cover your mouth
- SICK? Call the helpline
Sanitize the surfaces regularly which are mostly touched. Drink lukewarm Water, Consume healthy food & drink, Do exercise & Meditate
How it is treated?
There is no specific medicine to prevent or treat coronavirus disease (COVID-19). People may need supportive care to help them breathe.
If you develop a fever, cough, and have difficulty breathing, promptly seek medical care. Call in advance and tell your health provider of any recent travel or recent contact with travelers.
Keep up to date on the latest COVID-19 hotspots (cities or local areas where COVID-19 is spreading widely). If possible, avoid traveling to places – especially if you are an older person or have diabetes, heart or lung disease.
Prevention is Better than cure! So please prevent yourselves and others by staying at home.
Don’t panic at all. It can be controlled by each individual. So do share only those things through which people get aware not panic about the situation.
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