What is Corona Virus and Its symptoms?

Corona Virus

We all have heard about Corona Virus in News or in Social Media but are not aware of its symptoms. Let’s discuss in detail about its origin. Coronavirus first appeared in Wuhan, a city in China in December 2019. Officially the exact source of Coronavirus is yet to be found, some people have developed viruses in a seafood market in Wuhan China. It is found that this virus is communicable and is spread from person to person.

What are the symptoms of Corona Virus?

  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Headache

These are the symptoms of coronavirus and if you are having the same and you have travelled to China then you must contact your healthcare consultant right now. 

How can Corona Virus be diagnosed?

It is very difficult to diagnose Corona Virus from its symptoms as its symptoms are similar to normal flu or cold. It can only be diagnosed through a laboratory test.

Is there any treatment available for Corona Virus?

As per now, there is no vaccination available for Corona Virus but it will be ready within 12 months and it will be first tested as it will not be the permanent solution. It can be treated on the basis of the symptoms with supportive measures, it is better to prevent yourself from being infected than to go for a cure.

Prevention is better than cure

Below are the few things which will help you to prevent yourself and stay safe

  • One should use tissues if he is having a cough and cold and throw the tissue after being used
  • We should wash our hands for at least 20-30 seconds and if there is no water and soap then one can use alcohol-based sanitizer to stay safe.
  • Do not touch your eyes, ears, mouth and nose from unwashed hands, wash your hands properly before touching these body parts
  • If you are not feeling well then you should avoid going outside and if it is necessary then cover yourself with a mask.

This information is to spread awareness to the people and it is not meant to scare anyone. If you are not travelling to China then there is no harm for you but always keep yourself safe while going outside and use tissues if you have a bad cold and cough. Please share it with your friends and family so that more people are aware of this virus and they can keep themselves safe.


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