In China, the death toll from the coronavirus has increased to 563. It is reported that 73 people died on Wednesday. So far, suspected cases have come up in 22 countries. The World Health Organization has already declared it an emergency.
So far, three cases have been reported in India. Preventing it from spreading has become a major challenge for health officials. However, China is doing everything possible to stop it. After continuous cases of coronavirus across the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the coronavirus an international emergency.
World Health Organization:
Many cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in 22 countries outside China. These countries include Thailand, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Australia, Malaysia, the USA, France, Germany, and United Arab Emirates.
What is coronavirus?
Coronavirus (COV) belongs to a family of viruses whose infection can cause problems ranging from a cold to breathlessness. This virus has never been seen before. The virus infection started in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. According to WHO, fever, cough, shortness of breath is its symptoms. So far no vaccine has been made to stop the virus from spreading.
What are the symptoms of this disease?
As a result of this infection, problems like fever, cold, shortness of breath, runny nose and sore throat arise. This virus spreads from person to person. Therefore, comprehensive care is being taken about this. The virus first caught in China in December 2019. which is expected to reach other countries.
What are the preventive measures?
The Ministry of Health has issued guidelines to prevent coronavirus. According to them,
- Hands should be washed with soap.
- Alcohol-based hand rub can also be used.
- Keep your nose and mouth covered with handkerchief or tissue paper while coughing and sneezing.
- Keep distance from people who have cold and flu symptoms.
- Avoid intake of eggs and meat.
- Avoid contact with wild animals.