All You Need To Know About Coronavirus: Symptoms, Affected Areas & Details.

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If you are watching the news regularly, then you must be very familiar with the news that is spreading like anything & that is about "Coronavirus".

Coronavirus (CoV) is a common virus that can affect you with an illness in your nose, throat, sinuses and even more severe diseases. These viruses are zoonotic which means that the transmission of this virus has taken place between animals and humans. A lot of investigation reports stated that the different kinds of Coronaviruses were transmitted from cats to humans (SARS-CoV) or camels to humans (MERS-CoV). Even there are more Coronaviruses which is been circulating between animals, yet haven't affected any of human beings.

Symptoms Of Coronavirus:

As per the WHO, the symptoms of the illness include high fevercoughrunny nosesore throatshortness of breath & breathing problems as well. In worst cases, it can lead to problems like pneumoniarespiratory syndromeskidney failure & even death.

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The critical part about Coronavirus is its unknown incubation period and as per the sources it lies between 10 to 14 days.

Coronavirus Affected Areas

As of now, the majority of cases have been reported in China. Most of the deaths have been reported in China. 

If we look at the numbers, the total numbers of cases reported globally are around 9940 whereas the number of cases reported in China is 9809 which is the highest among all & apart from china, the virus has spread to many other countries. Please find the below image describing the Countries, territories or areas affected & reporting the confirmation of Coronavirus.

Coronavirus Affected Areas

Image Source: World Health Organisation

Let's breakdown the number of 2019-nCoV cases that have been reported worldwide by 31st January 2020.

Country / Territory / Areas Confirmed Cases
CHINA 9809
AUSTRALIA 9
CAMBODIA 1
CANADA  3
FRANCE 6
FINLAND 1
GERMANY 6
INDIA 1
ITALY 1
JAPAN 16
MALAYSIA 8
NEPAL  1
PHILLIPNESS 1
RUSSIA 2
SIGNAPORE 16
SOUTH KOREA  11
SRI-LANKA 1
TAIWAN 10
THAILAND 19
UNITED KINGDOM 2
UNITED STATES 6
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 4
VEITNAM 5
TOTAL  9940

 

So, these were the number of cases that have been reported as per the country & region.

Coronavirus Treatment & Precautions

As of now, there is no vaccine found to treat Coronavirus

But if you are experiencing the symptoms, then you must consult a doctor without any delay & can go for laboratory tests to detect human coronavirus.

Along with that to prevent a coronavirus infection, 

  1. Avoid close contact with people who are already infected from Coronavirus.
  2. Wash your hands properly with soap or hand sanitizer.
  3. Drink Fluids.
  4. You can consult a doctor for antibiotics if you are facing sore throat issues. 

So, keep all the symptoms in your mind & if you get sick then do treat your symptoms wisely. Contact your nearest doctor if they don't go away.

 



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