The outbreak of a deadly pneumonia-like illness Coronavirus that’s claimed at least 140 lives and sickened hundreds of others.
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, which can cause respiratory illnesses such as the cold, fever. During life, many people get can be infected with Conoravirus. If you are having a strong immune system, it helps to moderate and recover effectively with time. These viruses can cause lower-respiratory tract illnesses at severe levels such as pneumonia and bronchitis.
Coronaviruses can spread between animals usually. Officials have said the current outbreak likely began at Wild Animal and Seafood market in Wuhan.
These viruses are common amongst wild animals worldwide But only a handful of them are known to affect humans.
Rarely, coronaviruses can evolve and spread from animals to humans.
China issued a blanket ban on the wildlife trade on Sunday, as the country struggles to contain a
According to the CDC common human coronaviruses usually only last for a short amount of time, but symptoms may include:
Anyone with severe cough or fever, He should go to the Hospital.
Health authorities are reminding people of the simple things they can do to reduce risks. These include washing hands regularly with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand rub, thoroughly cooking meat and eggs and avoiding contact with wild or farm animals.
Keep your hands washed
Avoid close contact with sick people
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with dirty hands
Cover your nose and mouth when sneezing or coughing
Staying home until you are well
There are no specific treatments available for coronaviruses.
Most people with common human coronavirus illness will recover on their own. However, you can do some things to relieve your symptoms.
There is no vaccine for the new coronavirus but researchers at the U.S. National Institutes of Health confirmed they were in preliminary stages of developing one.
Also, the drug company Regeneron announced that it is in the early stages of developing a treatment for this virus, according to News.
In a statement released on Sunday, the CDC said: “It is likely there will be more cases reported in the U.S & other countries in the coming days and weeks.
Likely including person-to-person spread.
In previous outbreaks with MERS and SARS, the two other coronaviruses that have jumped the species barrier to cause severe illness in people.
The person-to-person spread has been seen, including among healthcare workers caring for patients ill with coronavirus infection.