Coronavirus is an airborne disease and its spreads by coughing, sneezing or touching an infected person's hand or face similar to cold-causing virus. Symptoms of Coronavirus include cough, sore throat, runny nose, and fever and it's similar to an upper respiratory infection. When the infection spreads to the lower respiratory tract, it will lead to pneumonia. People with heart disease and a weakened immune system are more likely to develop it.
How is it Treated?
The disease, which starts with a common cold, becomes dangerous as pneumonia and the ARDS progress. So far, there is no treatment available for this Coronavirus. Patients with the infection have to follow the steps below:
1.Make the patients feel comfortable and help them to relieve the symptoms
2.This virus has a tendency of itself and decreases automatically
3.Proper diet should be followed to increase immunity
Precautions to be followed:
1. If there are signs of respiratory tract infection, consult your doctor immediately.
2. Travellers to/from China and suffering from respiratory infections, should be isolated.
3. While coughing and sneezing, cover your mouth with tissue and it should be disposed immediately and properly.
4.Wash your hands often.
The deadly Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in China and abroad and the death toll in Far East country rose to 41 with 1287 confirmed cases, China's National Health Commission announced on Saturday.