||Family of viruses and infectious disease virus.
||COVID 19 it is Genetically similar to
| origination From
|| Fever, Cough, Shortness of breath /
difficulty breathing, Tiredness
Aches, Runny nose, Sore throat.
Signs and symptoms of COVID-19 may appear 2 to 14 days after exposure
|Causes / Complications
||Kidney failure, pneumonia in both lungs,
Organ failure in several organs and death.
|| Person to person when droplets (saliva or
discharge from the nose) produced when an infected person speaks, coughs /
sneezes can land in the mouth, nose or eyes of people who are nearby. Or spreads
if a person touches a surface with the virus on it and then touches his or her
mouth, nose or eyes.
|| No vaccine available to prevent infection.
Steps to Prevent Infection
1. Avoid large events and mass gatherings.
2. Avoid close contact (about 6 feet) with anyone who is sick or has symptoms.
3. Keep distance between yourself and others if COVID-19 is spreading in your community, especially if you have a
higher risk of serious illness.
4. Wash your hands often with soap and
water for at least 20 seconds, or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that
contains at least 60% alcohol.
5. Cover your mouth and nose with your
elbow or a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw away the used tissue.
6. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and
mouth if your hands aren't clean.
7. Avoid sharing dishes, glasses, bedding
and other household items if you're sick.
8. Clean and disinfect surfaces you often
touch on a daily basis.
9. Stay home from work, school and public
areas if you're sick, unless you're going to get medical care. Avoid taking
public transportation if you're sick.
10. Clean your hands by alcohol based
hand rubber / soap / water which eliminate virus when you touch it.
||Pain relievers (ibuprofen or acetaminophen) , Cough syrup / medication,
Rest, Fluid intake, oxygen and ventilator
support and Remdesivir, hydroxychloroquine and favipiravir are novel antiviral drugs (for RNA viruses such corona viruses
(including MERS and SARS viruses)) has been given to the people under government
control / supervision along with other medicines based on the countries and they use.
|| For older people / people with heart /
lung disease / diabetes / people with other respiratory illnesses, such as
||1. Avoid eating raw / undercooked meat or
2. Avoid contact with live animals and
surfaces they may have touched if you're visiting live markets in areas that
have recently had new corona virus cases.
||PCR Test (Polymerase chain reaction)
identifies the type of corona by its Genetic finger prints and Chest CT also has
to be done to detect viral pneumonia.
|Corona Virus Types
||Severe acute respiratory syndrome
/ SARS(Indentified in chaina 2003, transmitted from cats to humans),
Middle East respiratory syndrome /
MERS(Indentified in saudi Arabia transmitted from camels to humans), COVID 2019
/ NOVEL CARONA (Indentified in chaina 2003, transmitted from is unknown to