Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an infection caused by a newly identified type of coronavirus called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). For many years, there has been a family of coronaviruses that exists but now, the virus which is causing COVID-19 is a new virus with which the world is right now battling. Coronavirus outbreak, which began from Wuhan, China, was declared a global PANDEMIC by the World Health Organization (WHO) and almost more than 180 countries have been affected by this virus.
Coronavirus can cause an infection in your nose, sinuses, or upper throat and can also cause a high fever. Coronavirus usually spreads in the same way other cold-causing viruses do; through the coughing and sneezing of infected people, touching an infected person’s hands or face, or by touching things infected people have touched.
Since the current coronavirus is a novel coronavirus that is still being investigated and researched. WHO, doctors, scientists and researchers all around the globe are working to the best of their abilities to understand this virus and on how to counter it. The best way to keep yourself safe from this virus is PREVENTION!
In the times of Coronavirus, you don't have to panic but take precautionary measures. Coronavirus has a death rate of around 2% whereas the rest of all the 98% cases recover completely. The elderly people are at more risk or those who have pre-existing health ailments and thus they need to be more careful. Social distancing is the most important thing that you can do at this time for yourself and for others. You can save lives by staying at home.