What Is A Coronavirus?
Coronavirus is a family of viruses that can cause illness in different species. It would make small diseases into severe diseases (like cold into severe respiratory tract infection). This virus can be spread from one person to another person. initially, the infection occurred to an animal after that it transmits from animals to humans and then from one person to another person. Although there are many types of coronaviruses, the name of the one which is found recently is Novel CoronaVirus (2019-NCOV) and WHO named this infection as COVID-19.
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When Was The Corona Virus Discovered?
Coronavirus was first discovered in the 1960s. It was first detected in infectious bronchitis in chickens and two in human patients with the common cold. After that this virus has also been found in 2003, whose name was SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) has been found in China, simultaneously in 2012 MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) came into Saudia Arabia, both of them are a member of this family. Now in 2019, another virus of this family has been found in Wuhan (China) whose name is Novel CoronaVirus (2019-NOCV). The first case of this virus reported on 31st December 2019 where pneumonia was found in some people. According to research, this virus was found in an animal (civet cats) of China’s local fish market and then spread from animals to humans and then from human to human.
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How CoronaVirus Transmitted?
According to WHO, coronavirus can be spread by simple droplets transmission. It is transmitted through respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Those droplets can go up to the mouth and hands of the person who is nearby to the infected person and it is possible to inhale it through the lungs. Droplets stay in the air for a while but may stay on metal, glass, cardboard and plastic surfaces. It spreads mostly from one person to another person who is in close contact with each other (within 6 feet). What Are The Signs & Symptoms Of Coronavirus? Some people infected by the coronavirus have mild effects and some have the most severe effects on them. The basic symptoms of this virus which is told by the PAKISTANI GOVERNMENT and WHO are: Fever Cough Difficulty in breathing (in more severe cases) These are the basic signs of coronavirus but symptoms can go even further: The WHO says that in serious cases they can also cause pneumonia, kidney failures and in worst cases death may also occur. But at the same time keep this in mind that in most people symptoms will not be more severe Most people about 80% recover from the disease without needing special treatment. However, around one out of every six people, 16% becomes seriously ill and develops difficulty in breathing. Symptoms may appear between two to ten days after contracting the virus, but it may be up to 24 days. If you have fever, cough, cold and headache then it is not necessary that you are infected by a coronavirus, it may be you have a fever, cold or any other kind of minor infection.
Symptoms of CORONAVIRUS First three days you feel fever and slight pain in your neck and the day 4 slightly pain in the neck and your voice gets the heavier and same fever and headache and the day 5th you become too lazy and body pain and you can get slightly dry cough and day 6th slight fever Wet and dry cough and getting breathing problem and vomiting and the day of 7th you got a high fever and too much cough and the body pain is increases and constipation and vomiting If the symptoms Remain same on the 8th day you should consult a DOCTOR.
How to keep yourself safe from Coronavirus?
To prevent the infection from spreading so regularly keep hand washing and cover the mouth and nose by when coughing and sneezing, Avoid close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness such as coughing and sneezing.
Can The Corona Virus Be Diagnosed?
Yes! Coronavirus can be diagnosed. A test is required to detect coronavirus whose name is PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction). This test identifies the genetic code of the virus. The test can be done on respiratory or blood samples. Results are generally available within a few hours to days. Common symptoms include cold, fever, coughing or sneezing. Other possible symptoms include anorexia, fatigue, shortness of breath, myalgia, sputum production and sore throat. Corona Virus Can Be Treated: If we talk about the treatment of coronavirus, there is no treatment of the virus at this time or no specific medicine or vaccine exists. But research on its treatment and vaccine continues. As soon as medicine or vaccine comes out, it will come in front of us. Till now, Precaution is the only solution to avoid the spreading of this virus. Diseases Caused Due To Coronavirus: Primarily coronavirus causes infection in the upper respiratory and gastrointestinal tract of mammals and birds. It causes a lot of diseases in animals and domestic pets and spreads from these animals to human beings. Some diseases which are caused by the infection of coronaviruses are mentioned below: I)Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS): SARS was first discovered in 2003 it is considered as an animal virus. According to the research, It may be spread from bats to other animals (civet cats). These civet cats are found in china’s fish market then the virus is transmitted into the human beings who are working at that particular market and spread from one person to another person. It is detected during the second week of the infection. Its basic symptoms are fever, headache, diarrhoea and shivering. No specific symptoms appeared to diagnose the disease, while fever was the most common symptom reported. Cough, fever, diarrhoea and shortness of breath appeared in the first and second week of illness. Severe cases are progressing to respiratory distress and requiring intensive care. Ii)Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS): A viral respiratory disease caused by MERS was first identified in Saudi Arabia in 2012. Typical symptoms include fever, cough and shortness of breath. Pneumonia is common but not always found. Gastrointestinal infections including diarrhoea are reported. This virus was not easily transmitted from person to person unless there is close contact with an infected person such as providing unprotected care to the patient. What Are The Methods For Preventing Coronavirus? Here are some strategies for preventing the transmission of coronavirus: i) Clean Your Hands: Wash your hands with soap or water for at least 20 sec. Especially after coming from public places and after coughing and sneezing. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and ear without washing hands. Wash your hands before and after eating. If soap or water is not available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% of alcohol. ii) Social Distancing: Avoid close contact with the people who are infected by this virus. If the virus is spreading in your environment keep the distance between you and other people. If you are among the people who are infected with the virus, make sure to wear a face mask. Avoid sharing household items with the patient. Keep those surfaces clean and disinfect from the infection that you use on a daily basis. iii) Respiratory Hygiene: When you cough or sneeze make sure that you have to cover your mouth and nose with a tissue. Put the used tissue in the trash and immediately wash your hands with the soap. Stay at home if you’re sick and learn what to do when you’re sick. iv) Self Isolation: According to the NHS (National Health Service), those who are infected with coronavirus should stay at home for at least 14 days. Taking precautions to avoid infecting other peoples. Individuals who are directly in contact with the infected person by the coronavirus have also been asked by some health agencies to self-quarantine and make sure social distancing for at least 14 days from the time of last possible exposure.
CORONAVIRUS IN PAKISTAN
CORONA Virus is spread very fast especially in Sindh and other provinces there are 244 total cases 180 in Sindh 2 in Islamabad 15 KP 26 Punjab 16 Baluchistan 5 GB.
|Countries & Total Cases|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||69|
|Trinidad and Tobago||9|
|U.S. Virgin Islands||3|
|Isle of Man||2|
|Antigua and Barbuda||1|
|Papua New Guinea||1|
|St. Vincent Grenadines||1|
|Total cases :||259,176|