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Coronavirus in China – Symptoms, Severe Risks & Statistics

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Coronavirus

Although I am going apart from my main topic today (Tech-Related). But it is necessary to discuss & spread awareness about the deadly Coronavirus. Because this alarming situation is not limited to China only, it’s becoming a major concern for other countries as well. The World Health Organization (WHO) has also declared a world level health emergency.

Doctors, unfortunately, could not discover any specific treatment to this form of Coronavirus yet. While scientists are also trying to find out its main origin. Since we only know that it has transmitted from animals to humans. It’s mandatory now to find the main root of transmission. Let’s move towards a detailed discussion of this disease & possible its consequences.

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Coronavirus

What is Coronavirus.?

The word Coronavirus basically belongs to a Latin word Corona which means crown or halo“.While Coronavirus is a group or family viruses that can cause normal to severe level diseases both in Humans & Animals. This new virus took its start from Wuhan City, China. Where the first case was recorded on the 31st of December 2019. Its also known as

Scientists on January 7th named this virus as Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). It is totally a new form of the virus that starts from a normal Pneumonia to various Respiratory Diseases. Medical Science did not see such a type of virus before. 2019-nCoV also spreads from person to person and is becoming a major cause of an increase in number of infected persons.

China Coronavirus

Causes & Symptoms:

The main cause of this disease is not confirmed yet, but it seems to be a virus transmitted from the seafood market in Wuhan. Where a variety of animals are being sold by people in both legal & illegal ways. Other than that keeping in mind some already known viruses, scientists are claiming that bats and snakes may be the major cause behind the disease. Sources are working on to point out the main cause. The following are low to high-level symptoms.

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Breathtaking issues
  • Failure of kidneys
  • Failure of Liver
  • Pneumonia
  • SARS
  • Death

Other Countries with Coronavirus Cases:

Coronavirus
Source: European Center for Disease Prevention and Control
Feb 2nd

Statistics of Coronavirus:

As of February 3rd, there is a total of 17,000 cases recorded with Coronavirus in China. While the death toll has crossed the figure of 400 which unfortunately may increase by time. Furthermore, around 200 cases have been recorded from other countries with 1 casualty. Where a 44-year-old man got expired in Philippines due to this virus.

Coronavirus has already spread to Asia, Europe, North America Middle East & Australia. As I discussed earlier that this disease transmits from person to person. So the people of other countries got infected due to the travel exchange of people to the infected city or the infected persons who traveled outside the infected city.

Precautions:

  • Use facemasks.
  • Try to wash mouth & nose a number of times daily.
  • Avoid traveling infected areas, especially Wuhan.
  • Avoid food & meals like rats, bats, and snakes.
  • Have an appointment with your health care on a routine basis.
  • Keep yourself away from the flue, cough, and sickness causing stuff.

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