Millions of people are dying from corona or covid-19. Corona is a disease that occurs from a newly found coronavirus. Corona disease is infectious. Furthermore, the meaning of the covid-19 stands for ‘CO’ for covid, ‘VI’ for virus whereas ‘D’ for disease. However, numerics show its found year. It is found in Wuhan, China. That is why it is called ‘novel coronavirus’ ( nCoV). Moreover, covid-19 have 180,372,985 cases across the world including countries and territories. The virus will cause cold, fever, and middle east respiratory syndrome ( MERS). It affects adults ( 20-45) and old age people. The first wave has affected people from age 45 to 80. However, the second wave affects people 20 to 44.
Types of coronavirus
Coronavirus mainly have Five types which are as follows
Moreover, there are seven types of common human coronavirus present:-
229E and NL63 are alpha coronavirus. In addition, OC43 and HKU1 are beta coronaviruses. These four will cause mild infections and ailments. For example- cold, running nose, throat, sinuses, and lungs. And the rest are new coronavirus which gives you more severe disease. Therefore, MERS-CoV affects your middle East respiratory syndrome where SARS affects your acute respiratory syndrome. Above all, SARS-COV-2 is a novel coronavirus that has caused corona disease.
Facts and figures on covid-19
In the beginning, doctors have no specific medicine to treat their patients. Almost after one year scientists have invented a vaccine for preventing coronavirus. Hence, SARS-CoV-2 is riskier among the types of covid-19. 180 million are currently affected through this pandemic from 11,366,683 are active infections. Moreover, there are many webinars available on the internet for letting you know how you can prevent yourself from coronavirus. According to research, it is found out that SARS-CoV-2 is more dangerous than SARS-CoV. Because it binds Human cells more tightly. For instance, 10-20 times. The more shocking fact is people with no symptoms of coronavirus can spread novel coronavirus. For example, 565 people in Japan tested positive for covid even when they don’t have any symptoms.
Mild to moderate symptoms of coronavirus
As it has many types, thus it shows symptoms differently. For example, in 229E, NL63, OC43, and HKU1 it causes:-
- Anosmia ( loss of smell)
- Ageusia ( loss of taste)
- Sore throat
- Mood swings
In contrast, covid 19 shows moderate symptoms in SARS-CoV-2. These are mentioned below:-
- Problem in breathing
- Shortness of breath
- Difficult in conversation
- Chest pain
- High fever
- Discoloration of skin
- Respiratory syndrome
In several cases, people suffer from pneumonia and typhoid because of infection. Additionally, acute respiratory syndrome can lead them to death. Well, for common symptoms you are advised to stay at home and treat yourself with recommended medicine. But for serious cases, immediately call your doctor and ask for help. Take proper medication.
Simple ways to prevent the spread of covid-19
Mentioned below are simple ways from which you can stop the spreading of covid.
- Wash your hands with soap or hand-wash
- Use sanitizer, avoid touching anything unnecessarily
- Do not touch people in public places. Also, Avoid handshake, hugs, and physical contact
- Wear a mask every time you will go out
- Follow the safety measure government had provided
- Stay at home. Only go out when it is necessary
The vaccine will keep you safe
There are three vaccines manufactured for preventing you from SARS-COV-2.
- Covaxin vaccine
- Covishield vaccine
- Sputnik V vaccine
Vaccination is important for people 18 or above. The vaccination process is running in every state.