Coronavirus-A World Health Emergency

May 12


Hakeem A.U. Hashmi

Hakeem A.U. Hashmi

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Covid-19 or Corona virus disease is a contagious disease. Mostly people are affected from corona virus and while suffering with this disease, they experience lite to moderate breathing illness. Senior citizens or older people, who are having underlying medical problems such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and chronic breath disease, are more likely to develop serious illness.


Absolute information about corona virus or Covid-19 is the only way to stop and slow down its transmission. Information such as; what are the causes behind it and how it spreads? Then only then one may protect himself / herself and others as well from this infection. Simple and effective way is to protect yourself and others,Coronavirus-A World Health Emergency Articles is to wash your hands with soap at least 20-25 seconds and use of alcohol based hand sanitizer frequently. Keep in minds that do not touch your face without washing your hands with soap. Corona virus mainly spreads when an infected people coughs and sneezes. Due to cough and sneeze, saliva droplets and discharge from nose's nostrils come out which causes the virus to spread the most. So, it is very essential that a person should follow the respiratory etiquette. 

Corona virus affects people in different ways. Those who are suffering from Covid-19, their symptoms take 2 to 14 days to appear after it’s unveiling. These symptoms are mainly mild and are usually ignored. Some people do not show any symptoms despite being infected and these infections may occur even if there are no symptoms. A person body's viral load may be similar to another person with serious symptoms. It means that a person is at same risk of infection as much as a serious patient of Covid-19. Situation of self-quarantine of 14 to 21 days is a necessary step in case if you have come in contact with a recently came back person (or his/her family) from Covid-19’s Containment Zone. Symptoms of people suffering from corona virus can be classified into three categories and are as follows. 

  1. Early symptoms of Covid-19: In the first category of symptoms, people may feel initial symptoms of corona virus such as high fever, cough and cold, sore throat, headache, difficulty in breathing. 
  1. Common symptoms of Covid-19: While in the second category, following are some common symptoms of Covid-19 like body pain, diarrhea, problems in eyes, loss of taste, loss of smell and that need to be cautious. 
  1. Severe symptoms of Covid-19: The severe symptoms of Covid-19 include breath shortness, downfall in Oxygen level, chest pain, body breakdown and feeling trouble in speaking. So, it is suggested to look for medical assistance if you have severe symptoms. 

At present, several new symptoms of Covid-19 are emerging such as, inflammation on tongue, spots appearance on tongue, skin's redness, dry cough, fever, abdominal pain, burning sensation on the skin, vomiting and diarrhea.

There were some deficiency seen in Covid-19's cases post December 2020 but all of a sudden, a new strain of this virus is noticed and is being reported as more dangerous. It's worst effects can be seen in Maharashtra, Delhi, Bangalore and Kerala. Till now it was difficult to fight with the first strain of Covid-19 and now the new strain of this disease is being described as even more powerful and dangerous. This double mutant corona virus strain has increased concern and the disquiet. One thing to worry about the introduction of vaccination in India is that this double mutant new strain has also been found in Covid-19's patients. 

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