Coronavirus (COVID19): Virus Symptoms and Precautions: SecNews is a tech blog with up-to-date news on technology and network security. However, we are experiencing a global pandemic, so we must inform you about the nature of the coronary and its symptoms.
Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that can cause illnesses such as the common cold, SARS and MERS. In 2019, a new Coronavirus (COVID-19) was detected due to the increased spread of the disease symptoms in the China.
Ο virus this is known as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome - Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The disease it causes is called Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in several countries. American Public Health Teams, the World Health Organization (WHO), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention USA, monitor the situation and post updates on it. These groups also provide guidance on the prevention and treatment of the disease.
Signs and symptoms of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) can occur from two to 14 days after exposure to the virus and may include:
- difficulty breathing
- runny nose
- muscle aches
- sore throat
It is worth noting that according to recent indications, there are also cases of patients infected with Coronavirus. without any manifestation of any of the above.
Older people or those who have problems health problems (eg heart disease), are at greater risk. Of course, this condition applies to other respiratory diseases, such as influenza.
Contact a doctor:
Contact your doctor immediately if you have any of the symptoms of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and have probably been exposed to the virus. Tell him if you have recently traveled internationally.
The Koronai's transmissibility is high. It seems to spread from person to person among people in close proximity επαφή. It can also spread with respiratory droplets released when someone carries the virus and coughs or sneezes.
Although there is no vaccine available to prevent the new Coronavirus, measures can be taken to reduce the risk of infection. Competent bodies recommend that you follow the known steps:
- Wash them frequently hands you.
- Cover your mouth when you cough.
- Avoid touching your eyes, and generally the areas where the virus can pass through your body.
- Avoid getting in touch with someone ill.
- Clean the surfaces you frequently touch (eg your cellphone).
- Do not go to work or school if you do not feel well.
The CDC does not recommend that healthy people should wear a mask to protect them from respiratory diseases, including COVID-19. Wear a mask only if your doctor asks for it.
The WHO also recommends that you do not eat raw meat and do not come in close contact with animals or places where outbreaks of the virus have already been reported.
If you plan to travel internationally, first check the CDC and WHO pages for updates and tips. Also, it is a good idea to search information about the situation with COVID-19 in the country you wish to travel to.