We currently live in an era where pandemic strikes due to the existence of the new virus called Coronavirus-19 or also known as COVID-19. Up to these days, this virus has infected more than 50 million people throughout the whole world. This infectious disease hits the entire world drastically starting early this year. Every individual tries to adapt slowly to the new normal where wearing a face mask and social distancing are compulsory in daily life.
Ever since the COVID-19 exists, people pay more attention towards health and safety. Let’s discuss more on the symptoms and ways to reduce the risk of being infected to COVID-19.
The most common symptoms are fever, dry cough, and tiredness but some of them, especially elderly or those with underlying medical problems might have it worse. This group of individuals may develop serious symptoms such as breathing difficulty, chest pain, as well as loss of speech or movement. People are strongly advised to seek immediate medical attention if they suffer from serious symptoms. Most people infected with COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness but recover without requiring special treatment.
The best way to prevent and slow down transmission is to be well informed about the virus, it causes and how it spreads. Here are some prevention ways to help in minimising the risk of being infected by the novel Coronavirus:
COVID-19 affects different people in various ways. Therefore, we always need to take extra precaution in order to protect ourselves and our loved ones. Stay safe and stay healthy!