According to the World Health Organisation [WHO] this pandemic coronavirus can be defined as “The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus”. The coronavirus; COVID 19 is said to have originated from the areas of Wuhan, in China. COVID 19 was first reported at the final week of December 2019.
The Infectious part of these Corna viruses is the respiratory organ. And so the persons infected with the COVID-19 virus can cause severe or acute breathing problems. They will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness.
Most commonly a normal and healthy COVID 19 affected person can recover without any special treatment. But, the patients with severe cases are treated with the help of a ventilator. There are some medications that are found to be effective in the treatment of Corona positive cases. These drugs are provided only under the direction from the Government. The main point to be taken in note that there is no exact vaccination till date for COVID 19.
The main treatments are for aged people, and people with underlying medical problems like
- Cardiovascular disease,
- Chronic respiratory disease
- Cancer is more likely to develop serious illness.
This coronavirus is mainly transmitted from one person to another mainly through three Known reasons-
- Respiratory transmission
- Aerosol transmission
- Contact transmission
The only best way to prevent and slow down transmission of covid 19 is to learn about the virus, How the disease affects and how it spreads.
As everybody knows, prevention is better than healing – and in Covid-19 it really really matters. Here are some safety measures that really help
- Washing hands with Soap regularly.
- Social Distancing.
- Avoid touching your face with hands.
Mainly, COVID-19 virus spreads primarily through droplets of infectious people by means of coughs or sneeze.
So it’s the best time to show our responsibility towards our community by keeping all the security measures. Covid 19 viruses can be simply washed away with soap, hand wash or sanitizers.