Coronavirus is a group of viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, the viruses cause respiratory infections – including the common cold – which are typically mild. At present there are no vaccines or antiviral drugs available for prevention or cure. Read this whole article to know more about corona virus prevention and treatment
What is the situation right now
The exact location of this virus infection spread is considered as WUHAN, China and now it has spread in more than 80 countries worldwide.
Corona Virus Cases So far -38968
Death Toll so far- 863
Basic protective measures against the new coronavirus
- Wash your hands with soap frequently
- When coughing and sneezing, cover mouth and nose
- Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth
- If you have fever, cough and difficulty in breathing, please consult with a doctor as early as possible
- As a general precaution, practice general hygiene measures when visiting live animal markets, wet markets or animal product markets
- Avoid consumption of raw or undercooked animal products
Common Myths about Corona Virus
Can pets at home (Dog,Cat)spread the new corona virus ?
No there is no evidence that home companion animals/pets such as dogs or cats can be infected with the new coronavirus. However, it is always a good idea to wash your hands with soap and water after contact with pets.
Do vaccines against pneumonia protect you against the new corona virus?
No there is no vaccine available at present for corona virus prevention and treatment. Corona Virus is so new and different that it needs its own vaccine. Researchers are trying to develop a vaccine against corona virus.
Can eating garlic help prevent infection with the new corona virus?
Garlic is a healthy food that may have some antimicrobial properties. However, there is no evidence from the current outbreak that eating garlic has protected people from the new coronavirus.
Children are immune against corona virus
People of all ages can be infected by the new coronavirus. Older people and people with pre-existing medical conditions (such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease) appear to be more vulnerable to becoming severely ill with the virus. We advise people of all ages to have basic protective hygiene.
For more details visit WHO website
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