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Paragraph about Coronavirus Disease (COVID 19)
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- What is coronavirus?
- When and where was it first found?
- When was Novel coronavirus found?
- How many people got affected?
- What are the symptoms of Coronavirus disease?
Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause infection in the nose, sinuses, or upper throat and lungs. The viruses cause illnesses like the common cold or more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV).
It was found that SARS-CoV was transmitted from civet cats to humans and MERS-CoV from dromedary camels to humans. There are several known coronaviruses that are circulating in animals but have not yet infected humans. Some Coronaviruses are not dangerous but Some are serious.
A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. In December 2019, the World Health Organization identified a new type, a 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in China.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was first reported from Wuhan, China, on 31 December 2019. As of now, the virus has already broken out in 221 countries. The number of infected persons is about 99,329,288 and persons died about 2,130,422.
Common signs of Coronavirus infection are fever, cough, respiratory symptoms, shortness of breath. In severe cases, the infection can cause pneumonia, kidney failure, and even death.
There is no specific treatment for this viral infection. Infected patients are normally given support for breathing, fluids, and pain relievers. To prevent the viruses spread, doctors have recommended regular hand washing, covering mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing, thoroughly cooking meat and eggs. [in 220 words]
More information about SARS-Cov and MERS-Cov
In 2003, almost 774 people died from a severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak. In 2012, about 858 people died from Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV) that first appeared in Saudi Arabia then broke out in other countries in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Europe. It was found that SARS-CoV was transmitted from civet cats to humans and MERS-CoV from dromedary camels to humans. There are several known coronaviruses that are circulating in animals but have not yet infected humans.
(Information collected from WHO)