As a result of the researches, it was found that the virus is from the family of coronavirus, which is a single chain RNA virus. The virus is thought to be of animal origin, as the first cases are linked to a large seafood and animal market in the region.
Respiratory secretion droplets containing cough, sneezing, laughing, virus that spreads to the environment during the speech, contact the mucous membranes of healthy people and cause them to get sick.
Close contact (less than 1 meter) is necessary for the disease to be transmitted from person to person in this way.
Droplets fall on objects and surfaces around the person. Other people get viruses when they touch their eyes, nose or mouth after touching these objects or surfaces.
Symptoms of new coronavirus infection include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and difficulty breathing. In more severe cases, the infection can cause pneumonia, acute respiratory failure, kidney failure, and even death.
Cough is a reflex activity that the body uses to clear phlegm or foreign irritants from the throat. It occurs in the form of rapid removal of air from the lungs.
Headache; It is known as throbbing, compacting and noticeable discomfort in a certain part of the head.The headache may come on slowly or suddenly, for several hours or days.
Conditions where a person cannot find enough energy in a physical or psychological sense while doing a job are called fatigue. Despite going to bed early in the evening, consuming all the energy towards noon from the moment of getting out of bed in the morning is also described as fatigue.
Shortness of breath is a discomfort that prevents a person from doing their daily activities and reduces their quality of life. This situation, which may occur for many different reasons, is characterized by the person's breathing hardly and feeling tired while performing this action.
High fever is when the body temperature rises above normal levels. In fact, an increase in high body temperature is a condition that helps the individual resolve an infection.
Sore throat can occur in many ways, from infectious diseases to injuries. However, ninety percent of pain is caused by viruses. Common cold, flu, measles, chicken pox and mumps are the main causes of sore throat.
Standard recommendations for preventing the spread of coronavirus infections include regular handwashing with alcohol hand sanitizer or water-soap and cleaning, closing the mouth and nose with a tissue or elbow during coughing and sneezing, avoiding getting close to those who show these symptoms. The handkerchief used must be disposed of immediately.
Hands are soaked with warm water, the soap is distributed over all surfaces of the hands and foamed thoroughly. The wrists, palms, fingers, between the fingers, the back of the hands and the nails are rubbed vigorously for at least 20 seconds.
Cover your mouth and nose with your arm or handkerchief while coughing and sneezing.
If you want to wear a face mask, make sure the mask covers your mouth and nose and do not touch the mask again after wearing it.
The first of the most important measures to be taken to prevent COVID-19 is to wash hands frequently with soap and water. It is necessary to wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds after wiping, coughing or sneezing, especially when you are in a public place. When water and soap are not available, hands should be cleaned with an alcohol-based hand antiseptic.
Wash your hands frequently with alcohol-based hand disinfectant or soap and water.
If you are healthy, wear a mask only if you are interested in a person with suspected new coronavirus infection, or a mask if you are coughing or sneezing.
When sneezing and coughing, cover your mouth and nose with the inside of your elbow or with a napkin. Throw away the napkin and wash your hands.
Before going to any healthcare facility, check the symptoms in your body according to this guide.
Avoid unprotected contact with sick people, live wild and farm animals.
Avoid unprotected contact with live, wild and farm animals. Avoid close contact with and avoid travel with sick animals.
If you are still planning to travel to areas where new coronavirus cases are experienced, stay away from crowded environments, animals, animal markets.
Avoid touching objects that you think are not disinfected in social areas.