Corona Viruses, are a new strain of viruses detected in the human population. These are usually detected in animals, and till date never affected the Humans. As per WHO Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV).
Symptoms or Common Signs for the CoronaVirus are fever, cough, shortness in breathing, in more severe cases virus can cause pneumonia, acute case of the respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and in some cases even result in loss of life.
Practising simple steps which can help in preventing the spread of viruses such as
- Regular hand washing with alcohol-based hand rubs will help to eliminate the viruses on hand.
- By covering your face while coughing or sneezing using tissues or cloth.
- Maintaining the distance between persons who are coughing or sneezing.
- Seeking immediate medical attention if one has respiratory problems