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COVID-19 update and what you should know about the virus

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By News_world | self meida writer
Published 21 days ago - 1840 views

Coronaviruses are a large group of viruses that are common among animals and, in rare cases, are what scientists call zoonotic, meaning they can be transmitted from animals to humans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a dangerous disease with an incubation period of 4-6 days. It is especially fatal for those with weakened immune systems, the elderly and the very young. It can also lead to pneumonia and bronchitis. 

 How it spreads 

Viruses can be spread by human-to-animal and human-to-human contact. When it comes to human-to-human transmission of viruses, it often occurs when someone comes into contact with the person's secretions infected. The exposure factors are; 

a cough

 sneeze or 

 handshake 

 The virus can also be spread by touching something an infected person has touched and then touching the mouth, nose, or eyes. 

 Signs and symptoms 

 Viruses can make people ick. Symptoms of the coronavirus include: 

 fever

a runny nose

 cough

 sore throat

 possible headache

 prevention

There is no vaccine to protect against this family of viruses or sneeze

Disinfect the objects and surfaces that people touch

If you are sick, stay home and avoid it Contact with others.

Treatment

There is no specific treatment. Most of the time, the symptoms will go away on their own.

Doctors can relieve symptoms by prescribing a pain or fever medication.

A humidifier or a hot shower can help with a sore throat or cough.

Drink plenty of fluids

Get rest and get sleep as much as possible.

If symptoms feel worse than a common cold, see your doctor 

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