Wuhan Coronavirus Outbreak (2019-2020): Coronavirus (CoV) is a single-stranded, positive-sense RNA virus. Corona virus is also known as ‘ Wuhan Virus ‘ in China. The new virus has been called by another name as “Wuhan Virus“, “Novel Corona virus“, “Wuhan Seafood Market Pneumonia Virus“, and “2019-nCoV“. Coronaviruses include Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Middle-Eastern respiratory syndrome (MERS), Wuhan Coronavirus (Novel Coronavirus). Accordingly, to the sources, the first identified in Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province. The virus is spreading through animals to humans, snakes to bats, bats to humans, or snakes to humans because China is well famous for seafood and animal food. But it is still a mystery where it is exactly coming from, from bats or snakes?
- The first infected person identified in Wuhan, Hubei, China.
- Starting Date: 1 December 2019
- The first local transmission of the virus outside China found in Vietnam, from a father to his son.
- The first local transmission ( not involving family ) found in Bavaria, Germany on 22 January 2020.
Reports said, till 30 January 2020, 170 people are dead because of coronavirus and more than 7000 people worldwide have been infected. India, USA, Japan, Russia, Pakistan, Indonesia, North Korea, South Korea, Germany, Vietnam are the main countries where the virus has more chances to spread from China and infected people cases have been found.
Coronavirus Transmission: Can it spread human to human? The virus has shown evidence of human-to-human transmission in Germany, and its transmission rate appeared to escalate in mid-January 2020, with several countries across Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific reporting cases.
CORONA Virus: What is it? Symptoms, Treatment, Safety
Get to know about Corona Virus. What is it? What are the symptoms of coronavirus? What is the treatment? How to be safe? What is the cure for coronavirus? All of these questions answers are down below-
What is Corona Virus?
With a tenth playable case of a Corona Virus being found in northern England. Many people want to know more about this potentially fatal virus. Corona virus is a large group of viruses that affect the respiratory system. Patients are presented with fever coughs and breathing difficulties. It causes pneumonia and sometimes kidney failure. the human corona virus was identified in the mid-1960s and cases have risen since then contrary to popular belief the virus isn’t linked to the popular larger brand.
It is in fact named because of the crown-like projection on the surface of the virus. corona virus is very fragile as they only survive outside the body for around 24 hours. The viruses are also easily destroyed by household detergents and cleaning products. Despite this, the virus can be lethal and out of the ten reported cases, five have been fatal.
How Corona Virus is Spread?
As with other respiratory infections, the Corona Viruses are spread through the air when an infected person sneezes. Tiny droplets containing the virus become airborne and can be inhaled by someone nearby.
Coronavirus News Highlights
Wuhan coronavirus ( 2019-NCoV ) outbreak data as 30 January 2020
Accordingly, to the reports Coronavirus Outbreak Data has been predicted as of the date 20 January 2020. The virus has been spread in 22 countries, 170 deaths, 7926 confirmed cases worldwide. Here is data –
|Singapore, Japan||13 in every country|
|Australia, Taiwan||9 in every country|
|France, United States, Vietnam||5 in every country|
|Germany, United Arab Emirate||4 in every country|
|Cambodia, Finland, India, Nepal, Philippines, Shri Lanka||1 in every country|
The symptoms are a lot like what we would see with the influenza virus. Things like fever, dry cough, sore throat, muscle aches, headaches… those kinds of things. So, unfortunately, there’s no specific symptom associated with this particular virus.
Safety or Treatment
Well in present there is not any cure for this virus but you can stay safe by doing such things. To avoid catching or spreading any viruses. These are some safety tips you must follow to avoid coronavirus-
- Cough or sneeze into a tissue then pins it to kill the virus.
- Must wear a mask while traveling.
- Immediately treat any person suffering from a cold.
- Do not consume snakes and birds at all.
- Do not touch your eye before washing after shaking hands with someone.
So be safe with the new virus Coronavirus or Wuhun Virus. For more, you can also visit Wikipedia to get more knowledge of Corona Virus by clicking here.
Sources: Outbreak Date Source