Noval Coronavirus is covering many countries and affecting a good number of people on a daily basis. Coronavirus is considered to be a whole family of notable viruses that have an ability to cause many illnesses. These can include common cold, SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), and MERs (Middle East respiratory syndrome. Later on, the Noval Coronavirus started showcasing its existence in 2019 in China that gradually moved up to other countries as well.
This virus is majorly prominent as the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). There are plenty of risk factors connected with COVID-19, and thus, you need to follow some prevention tips to stay away from Coronavirus infection.
With such a massive reach of Coronavirus, the sole question that is continually popping up in the minds of people is none other than how Coronavirus is caused? Presently, doctors are quite unclear about the possible causes of this Coronavirus.But, the most common cause of this disease’s outbreak is referred to as closer contact with people.
If you are maintaining close contact with other persons, there are higher chances of your body catching the Coronavirus. It is because there might be some chances that the person who you’re meeting would have a cough or cold. Apart from that, the other reason for the presence of Coronavirus would be the droplets emitted during sneezing or coughing. Whenever a person with this virus sneezes or coughs, the germs/droplets from his nose/mouth moves to the other person present nearby. Thus, maintaining closer contact with the people is strictly prohibited if you don’t want to get affected with Coronavirus infection.
Mode of transmission:
There are various modes of transmission via which the Coronavirus infection passes. Each one of them is considered to be the most common reason behind the presence of this infection. Let us have a look at the modes of transmission of Coronavirus infection below:
The air produced while coughing and sneezing.
Shaking hands, touching, or maintaining personal contact with a person.
Touching any kind of object that might have the existence of a virus on it. Later on, if you touch your mouth, nose, or eyes, it might spread the Coronavirus infection.
When to see a doctor?
Just in case you are coming across any kind of symptoms associated with COVID-19, you should wait no more and contact your doctor right away. There are higher chances that if you are witnessing its symptoms, you are getting exposed to this fatal virus. While communicating with the doctor, you don’t have to hide anything. All you need to do is tell him/her each and every symptom that you are experiencing. Apart from that, you would also have to entail about your recent journey to a destination. It’s because there are many chances that you would have got this disease while being in the country that you last visited.
What to do if I intend to travel somewhere?
If you are looking forward to traveling to any place internationally, there exists a need to check the websites of WHO. You are going to have a look at the updates and advice based on the Coronavirus infection. Apart from that, you should ensure that you are looking out for the health advisories in the country you intend to travel to.