Corona Virus Covid-19
What is Novel Corona Virus or Covid 19
How this Coronavirus Covid-19 affects humans
A Novel Corona virus or Covid-19 is a common virus that commonly affects animals but recently there has been an outbreak of this virus, which has caused disease in humans resembling pneumonia. Most Corona viruses are not dangerous.
However, this Corona Virus also called Covid-19 is far more dangerous because it is spreading very rapidly. However, the fatality rate of this virus is ranging from 0.1% to 1.0% which is far less than the previous epidemic of SARS or H1N1 where the fatality was over 90%.
One can study more about this Novel Corona Virus or Covid-19 by visiting the WHO (World Health Organisation) website which is available here.
Common signs of Corona Virus or Covid-19 infection include:
- Respiratory symptoms,
- Shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.
In more severe cases, infection can cause
- Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome,
- Kidney failure and
- even Death.