ESSENTIAL FACTS ABOUT COVID-19

Yet another epidemic is increasingly terrifying the whole world. Different places report cases upon cases of the disease. Still, it is important to stay alert and avoid further panic and terror. One thing that you could do is learn these facts about coronavirus and apply precautionary measures as recommended.

 

01 From the 1960s, the identification of CoV is under human pathogens.

02 Coronaviruses in humans affect upper respiratory cells and gastrointestinal tract cells.

03 Around ⅓ of common cold cases traces its causes to coronaviruses.

04 Agricultural records showed that some CoVs also infected birds, cats, cattle, dogs, pigs, and rodents.

05 As per investigations, civet cats appeared to have transmitted SARS-CoV to humans.

06 Dromedary camels were the culprits of MERS-CoV transmission to humans.

07 Usually, general symptoms surface 2-14 days post-exposure.

08 To this date, vaccines for coronavirus protection are still not available.

09 As of February 3, 2020, the new nCoV has already killed over 360 people in China.

10 More than 17,000 patients suffer from the nCoV in over 25 countries.

 

ALWAYS WAH YOUR HANDS AND KEEP A DISTANCE FROM PEOPLE 

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