What are the symptoms of Covid-19? What precautions can be taken?

As we all know, a new virus known as a severe acute respiratory syndrome, also known as SARS-CoV 2 has been doing the rounds now that is the result of a disease outbreak in China in December 2019. This disease is called as coronavirus or Covid-19.

It is a serious type of family of viruses that are known to cause severe illness such as severe acute respiratory syndrome(SARS), common cold and middle east respiratory syndrome(MERS).

The cases of Covid-19 has seemed to be increasing ever since and has been growing all over the world now. W.H.O. declared the disease to be a global pandemic in March 2020.

The scientists have been working ever since to find out the method to stop this disease. Doctors are working day and night to cure the patients. Doctors and scientists from all over the world have been trying to come up with an antidote or a vaccine but have not yet been able to come up with any such good news so far.

Now, the first question that pops up in our head is how does it spread? What are the symptoms? Is there any way to protect ourselves from it?

Well, we have got answers to all your questions, let’s have a look.

How does the disease spread?

The new coronavirus disease is said to be spread

  • from person to person who is in close contact with each other
  • it can also spread from contact with droplets from an infected person’s sneeze or cough
  • touching of places or objects that have sneeze or cough droplets of an infected person

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What are the symptoms of the disease?

The symptoms of the virus can range anywhere from mild illness to pneumonia. While some people are likely to recover easily while some may not. The symptoms f the disease are most likely to be observed within 14 days.

People experiencing Covid-19 may experience:

what precautions that we can take?

 According to the CDC and WHO, these are the following precautions that you can take to avoid getting the pandemic disease:

What can I do I am or might be having coronavirus?

if you have been faced to any symptoms mentioned above then:

If you have been exposed to the pandemic coronavirus then:

As we can see, Covid-19 might be the biggest event in the history of mankind which can be very harmful as in a lot of cases of these diseases have experienced deaths. So do not take this lightly and follow the precautions strictly and maintain social distancing yourself right now to keep yourself and people around you safe and secure!

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