Originating from the Wuhan city in China, Covid-19 has now taken the shape of a global pandemic. It has affected some of the most powerful nations and has quickly crippled their healthcare systems in a matter of days. Major cities around the world have gone under lockdown and emergency coronavirus decontamination is taking place at large scale so that this pandemic can be stopped.
Covid-19 is a disease caused by a virus that comes from the family of Corona viruses. They are given this name due to the crown like design of their outer body. These viruses can be spread through water droplets in air, person to person transmission and even by touching objects touched by an infected person. It is being said that the patient zero of the corona virus contracted it from a bat. Due to this, you can unknowingly spread the virus to a large population.
As of now, there are no proper medications or vaccines that can be used to treat Covid-19. This is why, countries across the world are taking extreme measures to help slow down the rate at which the disease is spreading. The following are a few tips from healthcare experts that you
might find helpful.
- Avoid touching your nose, face and eyes every now and then. If you have a habit of doing that make sure that you clean your hands with soap after coming from outside or coming in contact with a sick person.
- Maintain social distancing and wear protective gears like face masks and gloves when you go outside.