About Covid - 19

 What is Covid - 19  

Coronavirus Disease 2019 or COVID-19 is a disease that can cause respiratory problems and pneumonia. This disease is caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus infection . COVID-19 sufferers can experience fever, dry cough, and difficulty breathing, sore throat, runny nose, or sneezing less frequently. In the most vulnerable sufferers, this disease can lead to pneumonia and multiorgan failure    

How Covid - 19 is contagious 

From various studies, the main spread method of this disease are through respiratory droplets and close contact with sufferers. Droplets are small particles from the patient's mouth that can contain a viral disease, which is produced when coughing, sneezing, or talking. Droplets can pass up to a certain distance (usually 1 - 2 meter) 


Symptoms of Covid - 19 
Common symptoms include fever ?38 C, dry cough, and shortness of breath. If there are people who within 14 days before the symptoms appear, have traveled to an  infected country, or have treated or had close contact with a COVID-19 sufferer, then that person will have further laboratory tests to confirm the diagnosis. 


Things to do 

The period of transmission of corona virus (COVID-19) is at least 2-14 days until symptoms appear. This means that the person can still feel healthy even though they have already been infected with the COVID-19 virus, so it is important for all of us not to leave the house, not only protecting ourselves and our families from being infected by the virus, but also protecting the country. 

If you are positive, but have no symptoms or still feel healthy, here's what you should do: 
1. Stay home and limit visits 
2. Use a mask 
3. Always wash your hands 
4. Open the window for air circulation 
5. Separate cutlery 
6. Keep your distance from others 
7. Avoid the crowd if you leave the house 
8. Sleep separately 

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