Coronavirus, COVID 19

What is a virus?

A virus is a tiny but deadly infectious agent that lives only inside the cells of living organisms. Virus can invade and destroy the bodies of all living organisms, from human beings, animals and plants to microorganisms. When a man’s body is invaded by virus, he is said to be suffering from viral disease. Some of the deadliest viruses on earth are Ebola, Marburg, Rabies, HIV, Smallpox, Dengue, SARS – CoV, SARS – CoV -2.


Coronavirus

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans.The most recently discovered coronavirus causes coronavirus disease COVID-19.

_ WHO

The three recent coronavirus are MERS-CoV, SARS-CoV and SARS-CoV 2. SARS- CoV 2 is the virus that causes COVID 19. They have discovered that SARS – CoV (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus) was transmitted from Civet cats to humans and MERS – CoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus) from dromedary camels to humans. The newly discovered COVID-19 is said to be emerged from seafood, in Wuhan, China, in December 2019.


COVID-19

COVID19 is the infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus. This new virus and disease were unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019.

_ WHO

CO stands for corona, VI stands for virus, D stands for disease and 19 indicates the year it has begun, 2019. COVID-19 is now a pandemic. The disease has spread to more than 130 countries, killing more than 6,610 and 168,000 are infected.

Symptoms

  • Runny nose
  • Dry cough
  • Sore throat
  • Diarrhoea
  • Aches and pains
  • Fever
  • Tiredness
  • Breathing problem

Protective measures

  • Stay at home
  • Wash your hands frequently
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth. Hands can help the virus to enter into your body.
  • Wear mask
  • Maintain at least 1 metre distance between yourself and anyone who coughs
  • If you have any one of these above mentioned symptoms, kindly seek medical care.

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