Coronavirus pandemic continues to spread and the number infected with the COVID-19 virus exceeded 722 thousand people. Get infected mostly people who do not follow coronavirus prophylaxis and violating quarantine rules. Poorly informed person also can become infected with a coronovirus infection and become the spread of infection 2019-ncov. Below are the most common asked questions and answers on coronavirus.
Coronavirus – what is it?
A new type of coronavirus is a respiratory viral infection, characterized by damage to the respiratory tract. Sick coronavirus suffers from shortness of breath from oxygen starvation of the body due to the COVID-19 virus. An outbreak of coronavirus infection began in China (Wuhan) and spread throughout the world. In March 2020 years, WHO announced the coronavirus pandemic.
How is coronavirus transmitted?
Coronavirus infection is transmitted in two ways: 1) by droplet sneezing or coughing covid-19; 2) contact-household way when the infection is 2019-ncov stays on surfaces in public places and people having visited these places, touches his nose with dirty hands, eye and mouth.
What are the symptoms of coronavirus in humans?
Signs of a coronavirus infection in a person manifest in different ways: symptoms of influenza can be observed in some patients, other patients have rare signs of covid-19. Chinese physicians studied in detail the entire process of the course of the disease caused by 2019-ncov infection, and described the onset of symptoms of coronavirus by days.
How not to get coronavirus?
In order not to become infected with the SARS-COV-2 virus, measures must be taken Coronavirus prophylaxis: wash hands often with soap, wear a mask, treat hands and surfaces with antiseptics, limit touching the face, avoid visiting public places and use of transport. Rospotrebnadzor and WHO published measures precautions for the coronavirus pandemic and detailed how not to get coronavirus infection.
What is the incubation period for coronavirus?
The covid-19 virus is not immediately activated in the human body. First coronavirus symptoms appear within 14 days after infection SARS-COV-2, which is the incubation period of the coronavirus infections. Everyone arriving from an unfavorable country epidemiological situation should sit in quarantine not less than 14 days.
How to treat coronavirus?
To date, there is no vaccine for coronavirus. Doctors try to support the body of a coronavirus patient already existing drugs and in severe cases connect to the device Mechanical ventilation In Russia, coronavirus is treated with drugs, helping ease the course of the Covid-19 virus.