It is a viral disease which is due to SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus first reported in 2019 in Wuhan China and therefore it is called as Covid-19.It is deadly spreadable and infectious disease.This coronavirus has locked millions people in their homes and has taken millions lives.Businesses have been disturbed because of this virus.
People who becomes infected with Covid-19 are experiencing respiratory illness.
The common symptoms of COVID-19 according to WHO
Other symptoms that are little common and can affect patients include
Loss of taste or smell,
Conjunctivitis (also known as red eyes)
Muscle or joint pain,
Different types of skin rash,
Nausea or vomiting,
Chills or dizziness.
Symptoms of severe COVID‐19 disease include
Shortness of breath,
Loss of appetite,
Persistent pain or pressure in the chest,
High temperature (above 38 °C).
Other less common symptoms are
Reduced consciousness (sometimes associated with seizures),
Some severe and neurological complications such as strokes, brain inflammation, delirium and nerve damage.
People experiencing fever and cough with difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, chest pain or pressure, or loss of speech or movement should contact doctors immediately.
Prevention from covid 19
To prevent the spread of COVID-19:
Wash your hands frequently. Use soap and water, or an alcohol-based hand wash.
Keep distance from person who is coughing or sneezing.
Wear a mask when physical distancing is not possible.
Don’t touch your eyes, nose or mouth.
Cover your nose and mouth with your bent elbow or a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
Stay home if you feel unwell.
If you are experiencing fever, cough and difficulty breathing, meet your doctor immediately.
Call your doctor in advance when feel above mentioned symptoms so that they can quickly direct you to the right health facility. This helps you, and prevents the spread of coronaviruse and other infections.
Masks in coronavirus
Masks helps in prevention of the spread of the virus from the person wearing the mask to others. Only masks can not protect us against COVID-19, and so we should also follow physical distancing and hand hygiene. And we should also follow the advice provided by our doctors.