A Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is a virus found in animals, which can be transmitted from animals to humans and then to other humans upon contact. Coronavirus belongs to a large family of viruses, some of them cause serious illnesses in animals and some in humans.
If you believe that you are exhibiting the said symptoms, the next step is contacting your family doctor. Call in and share your concerns so that your doctor can guide you accordingly. Next, your doctor will run some tests to eliminate other common infections. Depending on the results, your doctor might ask you to self-isolate to prevent further spreading of the virus. Refrain from using unauthorized, fraudulent test kits for COVID-19.
The symptoms of COVID-19 range from mild to severe, the affected will show symptoms after 2-14 days of
Symptoms may include: FEVER, COUGH, SHORTNESS OF BREATH.
Experts report that those with weak immune systems are more prone to this virus and they might experience bronchitis or pneumonia. There is also a chance of you not developing any symptoms of coronavirus even after being exposed.
Social distancing. Avoid people who are sick and large crowds.
If you think you are developing any symptoms, them stay home and contact your family doctor.
Avoid touching your mouth, nose, and nose. Use your sleeve to cover your mouth and nose while coughing and sneezing.
Frequently wash your hands for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to washroom, after coughing and sneezing, and before eating. In case water and soap are not available, sanitize your hands with sanitizer with 60% alcohol.
Take these precautions and stay safe.
Currently, there is no vaccine or any other treatment of Coronavirus; its symptoms go away on their own. Doctors might prescribe you some medicine to treat your symptoms. FDA is emphasizing to be cautious of fake websites and medical stores selling products, claiming to cure Coronavirus. Moreover, refrain from taking any form of chloroquine. If you are experiencing any breathing problem, seek medical help immediately.
There’s currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19). You can protect yourself and help prevent spreading the virus to others if you:
Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, with soap and water or alcohol-based hand sanitizers.
Don't touch your eyes, nose, or mouth if your hands are not clean.
Avoid close contact atleast 1 meter or 3 feet with people who are unwell
Stay home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell