CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) DISEASE : SYMPTOMS, RISK FACTORS & PREVENTION [INFOGRAPHIC]

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus.

Most of the people infected with the COVID-19 virus feel mild to moderate respiratory illness, chest pain and fever etc. Based on medical reports, 65 years and older who are having with underlying medical problems like diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, cardiovascular disease and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness.

These are some ways to prevent and avoid transmission. 

Wash your hands often.

Avoid close contact 

Clean and disinfect frequently touched services.

Avoid all Non-essential travel 

Call your healthcare professional if you have concerns

People can catch coronavirus from others who have the virus. Most often, this happens when an infected person sneezes or coughs, sending tiny droplets into the air.

 As the US surpasses 280,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and over 1 million reported cases worldwide, social distancing and thoroughly washing your hands are considered the most effective safeguards, an essential even if you do wear a cloth mask.

At this time (Till 5th April, 2020), there are no specific vaccines or treatments for COVID-19. However, we have shared an Infographic designed by expert that might be helpful in some ways.

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