Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a dangerous respiratory disease. This virus spreads through the droplets of saliva from the nose when the infected person sneezes or coughs. According to the World Health Organisation older people and the ones, underlying medical problems such as diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, etc are at higher risk. Along with older people, people with weak immune systems are also prone to this disease. This virus affects people in different ways.

What Causes the COVID-19?

The initial symptoms of COVID 19 include dry cough, tiredness, fever, shortness of breath, and sore throat. Apart from these, some people reported nausea, runny nose, and mild diarrhoea. The symptoms and their effect may vary from one person to another. This deadly virus spreads from one human to another. When any person comes in the contact with the bodily fluids of an infected person, this virus spreads.

It can also be caused when a person touches any item or surface touched by an infected person and then touches his/her nose, eyes or mouth. The reason for worry is that there is no vaccine for this disease. Till now thousands of people have lost their lives and lakhs of people are fighting across the world. Doctors and medical experts are working day and night to save the lives of people.

Precaution the Best Way to Avoid Coronavirus

Initially, only a few labs were there for testing the persons for the virus. However, now corona self test kits are available in the market. If you feel unwell and experience the symptoms of coronavirus, you can use this kit to test yourself. If you test negative, it is advised to take precautions. All that we can do to prevent this disease is social distancing and precautions. As precaution is the only way to avoid being exposed to it.

Here are some recommendations that you can follow:

  • Avoid close contact with sick people.
  • If you are unwell, then stay at home. In case you need to go out like a health care provider, do wear a facemask to protect others.
  • Cover your nose as well as mouth while sneezing and coughing. If you are using tissue for this, throw that tissue in the covered bin immediately after use.
  • After touching any surface, clean your hands with soap and water. If you are unable to use the water and soap, you can use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Try not to touch your mouth, nose or eyes with unwashed hands.
  • If anyone is your circle is showing symptoms, advise them to take a self-corona test.