Corona viruses are types of viruses that typically affect the respiratory tracts of birds and mammals, including humans. Doctors associate them with the common cold, bronchitis, pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), and COVID-19.
They can also affect the gut. Over the last 70 years, scientists have found that coronaviruses can infect mice, rats, dogs, cats, turkeys, horses, pigs, and cattle. Sometimes, these animals can transmit coronaviruses to humans.
Common symptoms of this infection include fever, a dry cough, fatigue and difficulty breathing or shortness of breath. The illness causes lung lesions and pneumonia. Some of these symptoms overlap with those of the flu, making detection difficult, but runny noses and stuffy sinuses are less common. and If you think you’re sick as a result of the novel coronavirus, you can help safeguard your loved ones and community by staying at home, Avoiding close contact with others, Cover your nose and mouth when sneezing or coughing, and Keep objects and surfaces in your home or workspace clean and disinfected.
The coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting 163 countries and territories around the world.
Coronavirus Cases: 194,735 ,Deaths: 7,896, Recovered: 81,080
Unfortunately, there isn’t much you can do to protect yourself from coronaviruses aside from following basic wellness practices.
- Washing your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with dirty hands
- Avoid close contact with sick people