World is fighting a battle against COVID-19, a pandemic that is spreading like air. Coronavirus disease or Coronavirus outbreak is becoming a challenge for all the countries as there is no vaccine available to defeat this deadly virus. Many countries are under lock down due to COVID-19.
What is COVID -19?
Coronavirus, a newly discovered virus is the main cause of COVID-19 or Coronavirus disease. It is an infectious disease that spreads with human to human contact.
A Coronavirus infected person experiences respiratory illness as it majorly affects the respiratory system. This situation can be mild to moderate in most of the people and does not require any special treatment. Whereas if the infected person is old or suffering from pre-existing health issues like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, cancer or any other serious illness can see fatal results.
The source of transmission from one person to another person is droplets of nose or saliva if an infected person coughs or sneezes. It then passes on to the next person so always take precautions while sneezing and coughing.
There is no vaccine available so far for Coronavirus and research is on-going. Coronavirus has entered in India and many cases are being observed everyday.