coronavirus

Protecting the person for himself: It should be noted that there are no vaccines available to protect against the Coronavirus until now, but some guidelines can be followed in order to reduce the risk of infection with this virus, and the following is a statement of the most prominent of them:

 

Wash your hands with soap and water frequently. Avoid touching the eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands. Avoid close contact with people infected with this virus.

 

Protect others: The transmission of infection to others can be reduced if they suffer from flu-like symptoms by following the following instructions:

 

Stay home for the duration of the illness. Avoid close contact with others. Covering the mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing, making sure to dispose of it immediately in the trash, and wash hands well. Clean surfaces and things, and disinfect them well.

 

Types of Coronavirus There are seven types of Coronavirus: These are (229E), (NL63), (OC43), (HKU1), Corona virus associated with Middle East respiratory syndrome, Corona virus associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome or SARS virus, and the new Corona virus 2019.

 

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (ARS): Severe acute respiratory syndrome (ARS) spread between 2002-2004, and this led to suffering from severe pneumonia infection, which may be life-threatening, and it is indicated in this context that the outbreak of the disease for the first time appeared in China, then spread To Asian countries, and other countries of the world, and the disease was controlled during the year 2003 AD by adopting a policy of isolating people suspected of having this infection, in addition to ensuring that all air travelers and those coming from the countries affected by this infection are examined; In order to reveal the signs associated with infection with this infection, and according to statistics, the outbreak of this infection in the first time resulted in approximately eight thousand cases of disease and 700 deaths, and accordingly it can be said that the death rate resulting from this virus in that period amounted to about 10 % Of the total number of people infected with this infection, and in connection with the second outbreak of the disease, it is believed that it was caused by someone's contact with a sample containing this virus, and this has been associated with a medical laboratory in China.

 

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) spread for the first time in 2012 AD, and this was evident in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and the Republic of Korea, and the infection was attributed during that period to its transmission between people working in the health care sector, but recent studies indicate That camels are able to incubate this infection, and it represents a source of transmission to humans, and according to statistics, the death rate from this syndrome amounted to about 35% of the infected.

 

New Corona Virus 2019 The new Corona virus 2019 appeared for the first time at the end of 2019 in Wuhan, China, and cases of this virus have been reported in other countries; Including Australia, France, Japan, Thailand, and the United States, this virus has affected thousands of people and led to the death of some of them, and this requires taking measures and following the instructions that will enhance the prevention of this type of virus.

 

Symptoms of Corona disease Symptoms of infection with the Coronavirus can be explained according to the type of disease that caused it as follows:

 

Severe acute respiratory syndrome The severe acute respiratory syndrome is considered dangerous, and the patient should go to the doctor immediately in cases of suffering from symptoms or signs similar to influenza, or associated with infection of the respiratory system after traveling abroad, and it is indicated that the early symptoms of this disease are suffering from a fever Or chills, muscle pain, or diarrhea, so that symptoms develop after seven days of infection to include the following:

 

Corona disease treatment The method of treating Coronavirus infection is similar to that of the common cold, and the treatment plan followed includes the following: Getting adequate rest. Drink plenty of fluids. Taking over-the-counter medicines that aim to relieve sore throat and fever, and it is indicated that aspirin should be avoided to those under the age of nineteen, and it can be replaced by acetaminophen or ibuprofen. Use a humidifier or steam bath; This helps relieve sore throat symptoms.