The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) already declared as pandemic by WHO and it has already spread among 162 countries across the world and killed 7000+ peoples.
Where from this outbreak starts
This outbreak starts from the city of Wuhan in Hubei Province, China. In the mid December a new unknown pneumonia accused to the people of wuhan. At first it shows normal symptoms like pneumonia but soon doctors discovered this is not like other pneumonia cases. As the symptom improvised this could be reoccurrence of SARS virus ( Severe Acute Respiratory syndrome) which killed 770 peoples worldwide in 2002-2003 but soon the officials ruled out all possibilities of SARS.
In January 7, They declared they have found Novel Coronavirus (Novel is called when something is found for the first time) which is the species of Coronavirus. Chinese authority this virus could be transmitted from Sea food/Wild animal market and it transmitted by animal-person to person.
Chinese government isolated the city of wuhan in January 23 and made compulsory for everyone to stay at home. The whole wuhan becomes a dead city after 23rd January. But the infected cases was increasing at high rate and it was going so tough job for hospitals and doctors. Chinese government as soon as declared to established 1000 beds Hospital in 10 days to fight against this virus.
Symptoms Of CoronaVirus
Normally Initially symptoms high fever, dry cough, bad headache and respiratory problem. The infected person feels unwell with those symptoms are normally taken to hospitals to do test for Coronavirus.
How many peoples died by this virus
More than 1,70.000 Peoples are infected by this virus since the outbreak starts. It almost killed 7000+ peoples across the whole world. Although China affected by this virus most but at present 150 Countries confirmed infected peoples by this virus.
Chinese authority describes , 80 percent patients are mild condition and 20 percent patients needs ICU support.
Have any treatment For this virus?
There is no specific drug to get cure from this virus. Although doctors are trying by Ebola , HIV , SARS vaccine but it’s not showing any promising result.
The whole world health officials are trying hard to produce vaccine but it needs almost 1 year to 18 months for implementation to any patients.
How this virus spread out?
It’s like normal cold and it spreads by infected persons cough or sneezing . The droplets land on surfaces and are picked up on the hands of others and spread further. People catch the virus when they touch their infected hands to their mouth, nose or eyes.
It follows that the single most important thing you can do to protect yourself is keep your hands clean by washing them frequently with soap and water or a hand sanitising gel.
Protection from this Virus
- Wash your hands frequently
- Maintain social distancing
- Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth
- Practice respiratory hygiene
- If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early