Coronavirus, In the meantime, panic has created around the world. In China, many people have died so far becoming infected by the coronavirus. What are the symptoms, treatment or what of this virus? According to a BBC report, a virus that causes pneumonia in patients’ bodies is always a concern. As a result, health officials around the world are aware of it.
What is Coronavirus?
Coronavirus is an infectious virus that has never spread to humans before. Another name for the virus is 2019-NCOV. It is a type of coronavirus. There are many different types of coronavirus, but only six can be infected in humans. But due to the new type of virus, the number will be seven from now.
How the virus has spread?
The disease originated from Wuhan city in central China. On Dec 5, 2019, the first Chinese authorities alerted the World Health Organization to the outbreak of a pneumonia-like disease in the city. The first one died on January 5. However, experts still could not confirm exactly how the infection began. They say it was probably the source of any animal.
What are the Symptoms of the Coronavirus?
The main symptoms of coronavirus infection are difficulty breathing, fever, and cough. Scientists say that it takes about five days for the virus to show signs of infection after the virus is infected. The first symptom is fever. Then there is the dry cough. Respiratory problems occur within a week and then a patient has to be hospitalized.
What is the treatment?
No new vaccine or antidote has been discovered since the virus was new. There is not even a cure for the disease. The World Health Organization has already advised people to wash their hands regularly. They also suggested covering the nose and mouth during coughing and avoiding cold and flu-infected people. People in many parts of Asia have started wearing surgical masks. Doctors advise, wash hands frequently, do not touch the nose and mouth and wear a mask when going out of the room.