Coronavirus (COVID-19) – A Brief

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I will just give a brief about the Deadliest Viruses everyone is talking and curious about to know, Coronavirus.

are a family of deadliest viruses that cause various serious health issues from the common cold to (MERS-CoV) Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV).

Coronaviruses are Zoonotic in nature, which means they are transmitted between animals and people. Investigations have found that SARSCoV was transmitted from civet cats to humans and MERSCoV from dromedary camels to humans.

Common Signs of this Coronavirus Infection are as:

  • Cough
  • Cold
  • Fever
  • Respiratory symptoms.
  • Shortness of breath and
  •  Breathing difficulties

While as in severe cases, it might cause:

  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney Failure and
  • Even Death.

Where does this Coronaviruses come from?

Corona viruses are circulating in animals and some of these Coronaviruses have the capability of transmitting between animals and humans.

How to protect yourself from this deadliest Virus?

The Coronaviruses mainly causes respiratory symptoms as mentioned above, so the main and basic precaution that is recommend is basic hand hygiene, such as washing your hands with soap and water and respiratory hygiene, such as when you sneeze,
sneezing into your elbow.

Also, one should avoid unnecessary, unprotected contact with live animals and to make sure that you wash your hands thoroughly after contact with animals and also to make sure that if you are consuming meat, it should be thoroughly cooked.

Treatment of this Virus?

There are no specific treatments for Coronaviruses, but symptoms related to it can be treated.


Some of the News updates on Coronavirus :

Coronavirus: 24 people from Bengaluru techie’s office asked to work from home

Two Noida schools close amid coronavirus scare over Delhi patient at birthday party

Coronavirus positive Bengaluru techie travelled to Hyderabad on bus, fellow passengers under watch

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