Coronavirus also is known as COVID-19 is a very infectious disease which causes illness in human and even in animals. We cannot see the virus with our naked eyes. It is a deadly virus that mainly affects the respiratory system of a human being in a large number. It was first started in Wuhan, China, and gradually has affected so many countries very badly.
Symptoms Of Coronavirus
The deadly virus spreads from the small droplets of the infected person to the healthy person when he sneezes, exhales, or coughs. But still, we can determine it. The most common symptoms are fever, fatigue or tiredness, dry cough, and runny nose. Some people can also tend to experience headache or body ache or pain, nasal congestion, sore throat, and diarrhea. They usually are mild at first but gradually increase, leading to more difficultly in breathing. Some people get infected with the virus but still don’t experience any of the symptoms, while others if taken care of properly, can recover fast.
People, especially old people with existing medical problems like diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, or any other problems, are likely to come in contact with the virus easily if they are not careful. Children below ten years of age are more prone to the virus as they have low immunity power than others. We should take all the precautions while helping someone who is not well in our house. We should maintain personal hygiene and keep our surroundings clean.
Precautions To Take To Fight Against The Coronavirus
Until now, there is no such vaccine or any medicine has made to fight against the coronavirus. But, taking some precautions will help us to keep ourselves safe from it. We should wash our hands properly with soap and water frequently and use an alcohol-based sanitizer. Avoiding touching our face, nose, and eyes can help to a great extent. We should cover our face with a tissue while sneezing or coughing or should cover with a bending elbow in the absence of tissue or handkerchief.
We should avoid crowded places, social gatherings, and should social distancing. If its very necessary or medical emergency, then we can go outside by wearing a face mask or three-ply mask, gloves, and taking all the safety measures. When taking care of an ill person, we should keep a distance of at least 1 meter. We should wash our hands after touching animals, using toilets, before having a meal, after coughing and sneezing.
Coronavirus has affected people and countries in a brutal manner leading to a loss on the world’s financial as well as the economic system. So, in this tough time, we should appreciate and thank our doctors, nurses, police, and army. We should also appreciate domestic cleaners, other hospitality staff, grocery shop workers. We are indebted to all those who are risking their lives and working their best so that we can stay safe at home. So, all we need to save our lives is to stay at home and follow the protocols of the World Health Organization on the safety measures.