Corona between questions and answers
A for fear of infection or even hearing about it. To remedy this issue, we have collected a number of questions that may interest you in this topic.
Question: What is corona virus?
It is a large family of coronaviruses that causes disease in humans and animals. The severity of symptoms in humans ranges from colds to acute respiratory infections (SARS).
Corona Virus Syndrome (MERS-CoV) was first discovered in April 2012, when it was not known in humans at that time, it was causing severe illness and killing half of the cases!
Question: Why is this virus named Corona?
The virus is called by this name (coronavirus) or human coronavirus because it appears in the microscope in the form of a crown-like crown.
Question: In which countries does the disease and infection occur?
9 countries announced the registration of cases of coronavirus infection in their regions, and these cases were recorded in: France, Germany, Italy, Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates in addition to Britain, and a case of coronavirus infection was recorded in Egypt. Note that all of these injuries were related (directly or indirectly) to the Middle East.
Question: How common is the Coronavirus?
The issue of the spread of this virus is not yet known, but the WHO encourages Member States to continue to closely monitor acute respiratory infections, and to carefully review any unusual type of acute respiratory infection (SARI).
Question: What are the symptoms of corona disease?
Inflammation of the nose with a runny nose
Sneezing and coughing
Shortness of breath
It is worth noting that the information available about the coronavirus and disease is information based on a small number of infected people, and this information may change the more we know about this virus.
Question: Is camels the main source of corona virus?
The Saudi Ministry of Health previously announced that a link has been revealed that corona virus is linked to beauty. But this does not necessarily mean that it is the cause of transmission to humans! The crucial question that remains unresolved is how to infect humans with this virus! As most people with corona have not yet established direct exposure to animals, including camels.
Question: How does a person get coronavirus?
The World Health Organization says it does not know how to catch this virus yet! However, investigations and investigations are continuing to reveal the main source of the virus, the method of infection as well as the course of the disease.
Question: Should I stay away from animals or animal products?
Because the source of the virus is not known or transmitted, it is not possible to give specific advice for infection prevention! But of course you should avoid contact with sick animals and even birds from them, and if you communicate with them or with their products, the hands should be sterilized and cleaned, and clothing and shoes must also be changed. We also advise you to avoid eating fruits and vegetables only after washing and cleaning them, and to make sure the water is clean before drinking it.
Question: Does the disease pass from one person to another?
Of course! We have seen several cases in which the virus has been transmitted from person to person, and these cases have been found in medical complexes, families and employees. However, the method of transmission directly through coughing, sneezing, or direct communication between patients is not yet known.
Question: Is there a vaccine or treatment for this virus?
So far, there is no vaccine for this virus, unfortunately! Treatment is mainly supportive and must be attributed to the patient's medical condition.
Question: Do health workers have a risk of contracting the virus?
Yes! Transmission of the virus occurs in medical complexes, including transmission from patients to health workers. Consequently, the World Health Organization recommends that health workers implement appropriate measures to prevent and control infection continuously....