What is coronavirus? - and how to stay safe?

facts about corona virus

coronaviruses are a large family of viruses to which mers-cov(Middle East Respiratory Syndrom) belongs and may cause a range of illnesses to humans and animals from the common cold to severe acute respiratory infection.
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the means of transmission are not yet fully understood. but some evidence indicates the following droplets from the patient during sneezing or coughing touching the patient's stuff or services and objects contaminated with the virus.

the main signs and symptoms for corona infection

fever, cough, sore-throat shortness of breath and in some cases diarrhea and vomiting.

some cases with low immunity may develop renal or respiratory failure and even death.

patients are provided with the support of treatment based on the patient's clinical condition which might include antipyretics fluids oxygen, antibiotics and another vaccine is in the research phase so far.

How Coronavirus Kills: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) & Treatment

for your protection from CoronaVirus, you should follow this advice.

  • wash your hands well and continually with water and soap or with other disinfectants especially after coughing sneezing and using toilets.

  • use a handkerchief when coughing or sneezing and cover your mouth and nose with it then get rid of the handkerchief in a wastebasket.

  • try as much as possible to avoid touching the eyes nose and mouth.

  • put on face masks if you're sick, visiting sick patients or when traveling to crowded places.

  • keep performing the other hygienic habits such as a balanced diet and physical activity and sleep well.

  • wash vegetables and fruits Well before consuming.

  • avoid as much as possible contact with infected people or using their personal belongings cook meat thoroughly and boil milk well especially camels one.

people infected with diabetes, renal failure, chronic lung disease, and immunodeficiency should avoid contact with camels. 

camel farm and slaughterhouse workers should have facial protection and frequent hand-washing after touching animals especially calves.

elderly patients with chronic diseases or those who are in close contact with camels are urged to visit the nearest health center immediately if they develop symptoms of acute respiratory infection.

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