COVID19: MUST KNOW INFO

COVID19: MUST KNOW INFOR

Coronavirus (COVID) 2019 is a very contagious virus which mainly affects your respiratory system. People with mild symptoms can recover without any special treatment.

How the Virus is Transmitted:

  • Transmitted from droplets of infected person when they cough, sneeze or exhale.
  • In close proximity of the infected person
  • Touching the contaminated surface

Symptoms:

  • Fever
  • Tiredness
  • Dry Cough
  • Aches and pain
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Runny nose
  • Sore Throat
  • Diarrhea

On average it takes 5–6 days from when someone is infected with the virus for symptoms to show, however it can take up to 14 days.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19:
• Clean your hands often. Use soap and water, or an alcohol-based hand rub.
• Maintain a safe distance from anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
• Don’t touch your eyes, nose or mouth.
• Cover your nose and mouth with your bent elbow or a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
• Stay home if you feel unwell.
• If you have a fever, a cough, and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention. Call in advance.

Self care

  • You should rest if you are not feeling well.
  • Drink plenty of fluid and have nutritious diet.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched areas.

Statistics

Impact

  • We are shifting towards Tele-medicine, Working from home, social distancing.
  • Unemployment is rising
  • Small businesses are closing

Articles

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1st New York Antibody Study Finds Millions Infected, Daily Deaths Hit Lowest Level in Weeks

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Two cats in New York are first pets known to have coronavirus in the US

Canada Lift Barrier for International Students Working in Essential Services

Eight babies catch corona at Tokyo centre

Facts

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Top 10 Biggest Oil Consuming Countries: 2019

Testing

Here is the link for COVID19 Testing.