Coronavirus or COVID-19 has changed the lives of everybody across the globe. It has affected more than 19,99,628 globally. This virus is an infectious disease that was first discovered in December 2019, in a city of China named Wuhan. Being a contagious disease it can transmit to another person if he/she comes in close contact with an infected person.
The most common symptoms of this virus are similar to influenza, such as; dry coughs, fever, difficulty in breathing or shortness of breath.
However, it takes around 2-14 days for a person to witness the symptoms of this virus.
What are the precautionary measures of COVID-19?
However, there is no vaccination developed yet to prevent coronavirus, but there are a few precautionary measures that can help you protect the crawling of this virus to others. These measures are as follows;
It is advised not to touch your eyes, nose, and mouth if your hands are not clean.
How is COVID-19 spread?
Coronavirus is said to probably be emerged from an animal. However, now it is spreading from person to person rapidly via droplets of saliva that are expelled from an infected person when they breathe, cough, or sneeze. Also, avoid touching any surface or object as it can have the virus on it.
Is there a vaccine to cure coronavirus?
As mentioned above, there is no vaccine currently present to cure COVID-19. Though scientists are working day and night to develop a vaccine, therefore, according to the World Health Organization, it can take up to 18 months or more for a vaccine to be made. So, if you want to protect yourself, follow the guidelines given by WHO.
Who are at higher risk of this virus?
People of all ages are at higher risk as this virus can catch any of the age groups. However, ailing older people whose immune system is weaker are said to be at higher risk than others. Apart from this, young age children are also said to be at major risk.
What are the severe complications of this virus?
This virus can lead to pneumonia in both the lungs, multi-organ failure leading to death.
Can this virus spread through pets?
At present, there are no traces or evidence that animals/pets such as dogs and cats can be infected with the coronavirus. However, you should take preventive measures like washing your hands with soap every time you come in close contact with your pets.
Piece of advice from us
We at ReliableCanadianPharmacy would like you to stay at home as long as the situation does not subside. Or, if in case you have to step out, follow all the precautionary measures listed above. Wear a mask at all times when you are out, maintain a distance of 6 feet, wash your hands every now and then. If you feel unwell, contact your doctor immediately to limit the spread.