The most crucial topic in the whole world since December 2019 is Covid-19 or coronavirus disease. It is a hazardous virus that attacked almost the world as a whole and collapsed ordinary day-to-day people’s activities. At first, it struck the people of Wuhan, China.
Coronavirus is a big family of many viruses which may the cause of different diseases. It causes common flu and even some severe illness like Middle East respiratory syndrome, severe respiratory syndrome, etc.
Covid-19 is an infectious disease that is from a newly found coronavirus.
Symptoms of Covid-19
The main symptoms of Covid-19 are fever, tiredness, dry cough, etc. Some people face body ache, runny nose, throat ache, diarrhea. These symptoms remain limited at first and increase gradually. Many patients have no symptoms, and they recover without any special treatment. One in every six patients becomes seriously sick and faces a respiratory problem. Those who have high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes are at increased risk.
How does the Virus Spread
Generally, Coronavirus spreads –
- From a Covid-19 patient to others.
- From the droplets of cough of a Covid-19 patient
- Droplets of cough remain on different things or places. If anyone touches those places or something and then touches one’s nose, face, eyes, the person may be affected by the virus.
For these reasons, one should keep 3 feet distance from a Covid-19 patient.
Coronavirus does not spread through the air. It only spreads through droplets of cough of a Covid-19 patient.
How long Coronavirus exists on a thing: From different experiments, we knew that this virus remains alive on steel for 72 hours, on brass for 4 hours, on cardboard for 24 hours.
In this case, essential information is destroying this virus is very easy. You can do it by cleaning the things and places with ordinary disinfectants. And one should always wash hands with soap or alcohol-based hand sanitiser. Try not to touch your face, nose, or eyes frequently.
What are Quarantine and Isolation
Quarantine: Quarantine is when a person of sound health gets the virus infection; the physician makes a boundary so that the patient becomes separated and avoids spreading the virus. A physician checks the patient’s condition whether he becomes sick too.
Isolation: Through isolation, a physician keeps a patient separated from other people.
Some wrong ideas about Coronavirus: There are some terrible thoughts about Coronavirus among people. Let us know the correct information.
- People of any age can be affected by this virus. But older persons and those who have diabetes, heart, and lung diseases are at high risk.
- The increase and decrease of this virus have no relationship with cold or hot weather.
- Mosquitoes do not spread it.
- Animals like dogs and cats do not spread it.
- Taking a shower with warm water can prevent the virus- it is wrong.
- You can not kill it with a hand drier.
- Alcohol or chlorine spray does not kill it.
- Washing the nose with saline water prevents the virus- this idea is wrong.
- Garlic can not prevent it.
Covid-19 is a dangerous disease now indeed. Nut you can keep yourself fit maintaining the hygiene we mentioned in this article.