What is coronavirus and How does the coronavirus disease spread?

What is coronavirus and How does the coronavirus disease spread?

Coronavirus is a deadly virus that started spreading from Wuhan City, China. The virus has now spread all over the world.

What is coronavirus and How does the coronavirus disease spread?



What is Coronavirus?

Coronavirus disease, also known as COVID-19, is a virus that spreads in the air.

Coronavirus disease is a contagious disease caused by a new virus.
This disease is like flu due to which the patient has Fever, cough and difficulty in breathing.

If you also have fever, cough, or difficulty in breathing, then you may also be a victim of the corona virus. 

This disease spreads through touching. It is not a disease, it is an epidemic that spreads from one person to another.


How does the Coronavirus disease spread?


Coronavirus disease spread by touching an infected human being. If you come in contact with coronavirus infected human, then you will also get this disease.

The corona virus spreads through air droplets. When a corona virus infected person coughs or sneezes, the virus spreads about 3 feet (0.91 m) to 6 feet in the air. When a person comes to that area, the virus goes inside the human being through a breath


What is the treatment for the coronavirus disease?


No drug has yet been developed to prevent or treat coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Self care

If you see signs of the virus inside you, then stay at home until you are cured.

To keep safe

Drink lots of fluids.
Use a humidifier in a room or take a hot bath to help reduce a sore throat and cough.


What are the symptoms of coronavirus?

Symptoms of COVID-19 can appear after 5 - 14 days and may include:


  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

Other symptoms may include:


  • Fatigue
  • Pain
  • Running nose
  • Sore throat




Death from coronavirus


Among children from 0 to 9 years - 0 %.

0.2 % among people aged 10–39 years.

0.4 % among people aged 40–49 years.

1.3 % among people aged 50–59 years.

3.6 % among those aged 60–69 years.

3.6 % among those aged 60–69 years.

8 % among people aged 70–79 years.

14.8 % of people over 80 years of age.




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