What is a coronavirus?
Coronavirus | COVID-19 | Symptoms & treatment | Viral infection
A Coronavirus is a virus that is found in animals and, rarely, can be transmitted from animals to humans and then spread person to person. In addition to COVID-19, other human coronaviruses have been included.
Corona-viruses are a group of related viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, Coronavirus causes respiratory tract infections that can be mild, such as some cases of the common cold.
What are the symptoms of a Coronavirus?
COVID-19 symptoms range from mild to severe. It takes 2-14 days after exposure for symptoms to develop.
Cough Shortness of breath Those with weakened immune systems may develop more serious symptoms, like pneumonia or bronchitis. You may never develop symptoms after being exposed to COVID-19. So far, most confirmed cases are in adults, but some children have been infected. There is no evidence that children are at greater risk for getting the virus.
The best way to protect yourself against COVID-19 is by frequently cleaning your hands. By doing this you eliminate viruses that may be on your hands and avoid infection that could occur by then touching your eyes, mouth, and nose.
Areas with hot and humid weather that help you eliminate viruses that may be on your hands and avoid infections that could occur by then touching your eyes, mouth, and nose.
To protect yourself, clean your hands frequently with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. Also, avoid close contact with anyone who is coughing and sneezing.
Please inform your near hospital or doctor if you see him and anybody with corona-virus disease.