The year 2019 ended on a rather disastrous note for China, where the whole country was affected diversely by a new epidemic: Novel Coronavirus. As days passed, the epidemic spread reaching casualties up to thousands throughout the world.
This deadly Corona Virus originated from Wuhan, China, and the first case was reported on 31st December 2019. More than thousands of cases have increased since the date and experts say that the number is likely to increase in the near future.
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Because the disease can easily kill a person, a person who is suspected of having the virus in their system is immediately taken to medical care and kept under seclusion to avoid the virus from spreading.
The Coronavirus comes from a big family that can cause illness, which can be as simple as the common flu or can be as severe as respiratory diseases that can lead to death. Twenty countries have to date reported medical emergencies resulting from Coronavirus.
Since the plague has affected people of China in major numbers, there is medical assistance that is being sent to the country from other countries across the globe. Teams of doctors, nurses, and experts are arriving in the land of China in scores to rid the country of this deadly epidemic.
The symptoms of the Corona Virus are very common and not easily recognizable. Because of this fact, a majority of people ignore these symptoms and fail to seek medical assistance. The patients of Corona Virus are reported to have mild to major respiratory illness along with the following symptoms:
Since the epidemic is affecting more and more people every day, it is necessary that you keep yourself under check. Here is a list of things you can do to avoid getting infected by the Virus:
With the emergence of a deadly virus, there have been a lot of myths circulated through countries about it that have led to a state of panic all around. Here are some completely false myths:
Along with these myths, it is important to keep in mind that you do not believe anything or everything that you read via WhatsApp messages or articles published on the net. Please fact checks any piece of information before panicking or sending it forward to a friend/family member.