COVID – 19


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Whole world is suffering from the big pademic. The name of the pademic is COVID -19 .It is a very dangerous disease. The World Health Organization has declared the novel coronavirus (SARS-Co-V-2) a global pandemic. COVID-19 is the disease caused by a new coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2.  COVID-19 is killing people on a large scale. As of October 10, 2020, more than 7.7 million people across every state in the United States and its four territories had tested positive for COVID-19. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a dramatic loss of human life worldwide and presents an challenge to public health, food systems and the world of work. Without the means to earn an income during lockdowns, many are unable to feed themselves and their families. For most, no income means no food. Much of daily life has been colored by the coronavirus. WHO first learned of this new virus on 31 December 2019 .It attacks ourlungs and effects our immune system .It is a viral disease. It spreads through touching the things . We all are fedup from durning the lockdowns. Complications leading to death may include respiratory failure, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS),including injury of the heart, liver or kidneys. People aged 60 years and over, and those with underlying medical problems like high blood pressure, heart and lung problems, diabetes, obesity or cancer, are at higher risk of developing serious illness. The first human cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19, subsequently named SARS-CoV-2 were first reported by officials in Wuhan City, China, in December 2019.Stay safe by taking some simple precautions, such as physical distancing, wearing a mask, especially when distancing cannot be maintained, keeping rooms well ventilated, avoiding crowds and close contact, regularly cleaning your hands, and coughing into a bent elbow or tissue. The symptoms of covid -19 are high fever, cough and cold , weakness, headache etc. While a person is waiting for test results, they should remain isolated from others. Where testing capacity is limited, tests should first be done for those at higher risk of infection, such as health workers, and those at higher risk of severe illness such as older people, especially those living in seniors’ residences or long-term care facilities. When the government ordered for lockdown many people faced mamy problems . All the services were closed . Only emergency services are opned like hosptals , dairy shops , medical shopes , fruits and vegetables shopes .Antibody tests can tell us whether someone has had an infection in the past, even if they have not had symptoms. Also known as serological tests and usually done on a blood sample, these tests detect antibodies produced in response to an infection. In most people, antibodies start to develop after days to weeks and can indicate if a person has had past infection. Antibody tests cannot be used to diagnose COVID-19 in the early stages of infection or disease but can indicate whether or not someone has had the disease in the past.

Quarantine is used for anyone who is a contact of someone infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus.Quarantine means that you remain separated from others because you have been exposed to the virus and you may be infected and can take place in a designated facility or at home. For COVID-19, this means staying in the facility or at home for 14 days.

Isolation is used for people with COVID-19 symptoms or who have tested positive for the virus. Being in isolation means being separated from other people, ideally in a medically facility where you can receive clinical care.  If isolation in a medical facility is not possible and you are not in a high risk group of developing severe disease, isolation can take place at home. If you have symptoms, you should remain in isolation for at least 10 days plus an additional 3 days without symptoms. If you are infected and do not develop symptoms, you should remain in isolation for 10 days from the time you test positive. 

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