Coronavirus- the most common buzz in the medical world. The disease is not even taking a step back. Between all this, people just want the basic answers to their questions regarding this deadly virus.
Keep on reading! If you want to know the symptoms, causes, types, and treatments of coronavirus. Before that let’s understand about coronavirus.
What is Coronavirus?
Also known as 2019-nCoV – the novel Coronaviruses; are a group of common viruses. The name is driven so because the structure of the virus has crown-like spikes. Few of the coronaviruses attack just the animals while some attack humans. Most of us (humans) get infected with a certain type of coronavirus in certain life instances. All this mainly causes some kind of respiratory illness that may result in common flu, cold, cough, etc. In some cases, they may cause severe health issues that may lead to bronchitis and pneumonia.
What are Different Types of Coronavirus
There are diverse kinds of human coronaviruses that have affected numerous people all over the world. It may include-
- 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
- Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS)
- Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronaviruses.
What are the Symptoms of Coronavirus
Though there are different types of coronaviruses and symptoms also depend on the type and the level of infection spread. The mild to moderate infection may include-
- Sore Throat
- Common Cold
- Runny Nose
- Feeling of Lethargic
The severe symptoms may affect the respiratory system that may lead to severe pneumonia and bronchitis issues. The symptoms may include-
- High Fever,
- Cough with mucus
- Shortness of breath
- Pain in Chest or Tightness while breathing and cough
The intensity of infection may go up in the people having heart or lung diseases, poor immunity level, infants and elderly people.
What are the Causes of Coronavirus
Anyone can get infected, but young children are more prone to get infected. In the USA, the infection rate goes up in the fall and winter seasons. But how this 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is causing is still hard to answer. As per some of the medical experts, the cause of this epidemic is the human-to-human transmission which is transmitted by the cough or sneezing droplets from the infected person to other individuals.
What are the Treatments of Coronavirus
There is no recognized therapeutic against coronaviruses,” said Mike Ryan- executive director of the WHO Health Emergencies Programme. He said this during the Emergency Committee press conference at the end of January. It does not mean it is impossible to treat. The medical experts are working to find treatments and vaccines to treat this deadly epidemic. As per the experts, it is recommended to use all the prevention methods.
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