What is Corona Virus, Its Signs and Symptoms
Corona Virus was first detected in the 1960’s from sources that are still unknown. Corona in Latin means crown, which is exactly the shape of the virus. The virus can target animals, birds, and humans and some rare forms of Corona Viruses like SARS and MERS can be fatal too.
Corona Virus has created havoc in China and neighbouring countries like India, Japan, Nepal, etc. The deadly virus has reached India and the people are unknown about the symptoms of the disease and its treatment process. This year, Corona Virus is believed to outbreak from a wholesale market in Wuhan province of China, where vendors sold the meat of wild animals.
What are the symptoms and treatment?
The symptoms for Corona Virus are:
- Problems in Breathing
- Vomiting in some cases
- Loose Motion in some cases
There is currently no vaccination for the virus and the patients who are diagnosed with the disease are treated for the symptoms of the disease and not the disease.
How Coronavirus Spreads?
The virus spreads by coming in direct contact with the affected person, getting in contact with the mucus of cough or sneeze of the affected person, or by touching your nose, ears or mouth after touching the instrument that was in contact with the affected person.
Safety Measures to Keep the Virus at Bay
Ratan Hospital For Women And Children urges the people who travelled to China in the past 14 days, especially to Wuhan province of China, to get a medical check-up with their doctors and physicians. People who have travelled anywhere outside India within 28 days and suffer from cold, cough or fever should visit their doctor for a check-up. If a person has any one of the symptoms, he or she should get a health check-up immediately. Wash your hands with an alcohol-based sanitizer before and after eating for a minimum of 20 seconds. Clean the surfaces that you regularly touch with a powerful disinfectant.
For any kind of health check-up, please consult our expert doctors or book an appointment.