What Are the Studıes of the Mınıstry of Health to Prevent the Spread of Covıd-19 ?
Release Date: 26 03 2020
Writer: SPECIALIST M.D. Nevil Aykın
What is New Coronavirus?
The New Coronavirus is a respiratory infection virus first detected in Wuhan, China.This disease manifests itself with symptoms such as high fever, cough, shortness of breath, headache, sore throat, runny nose, muscle and joint pain, weakness, loss of sense of smell and taste, and diarrhea.
How is COVID-19 transmitted?
Current evidence suggests that transmission of SARS-CoV-2 occurs primarily between people through direct, indirect, or close contact with infected people through infected secretions such as saliva and respiratory secretions, or through their respiratory droplets, which are expelled when an infected person coughs, sneezes, talks or sings.
How is coronavirus infection diagnosed?
The definitive diagnosis is made by molecular tests. These tests are based on the principle of searching for the genetic material of the virus in the throat and / or nose swab taken from the person.
Is there an effective drug against the virus that can be used to prevent or treat coronavirus infection?
There is no drug developed for this disease. Necessary supportive treatment is applied according to the general condition of the patient.
Can antibiotics prevent or treat coronavirus infection?
The causative agent of the disease is a type of virus (SARS-CoV-2). Antibiotics are not used to prevent or treat infections caused by viruses.
How long is the incubation period of the coronavirus?
The virus has an incubation period of 2 to 14 days.
What are the symptoms and diseases caused by coronavirus?
Illness; It manifests itself with symptoms such as high fever, cough, shortness of breath, headache, sore throat, runny nose, muscle and joint pain, weakness, loss of sense of smell and taste, diarrhea. There are cases without symptoms.
Who's at higher risk of serious symptoms?
Underlying health conditions, such as heart or lung disease, can increase your risk of developing dangerous symptoms if you become infected with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).