Coronavirus: Ways to prevent and treat

Coronavirus does not have a treatment but it is possible to prevent the spread of the virus

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The actual source of coronavirus is yet to be determined but they are a group of viruses that cause diseases in animals. But now the virus has spread to humans and has caused an epidemic in Wuhan province of China. The virus is spreading like wild fire and health experts are struggling to find a treatment and vaccine for it. So far the virus does not have a vaccine or an approved treatment. But there are ways the virus can be prevented to turn in to an epidemic. Here are a few ways can help to prevent the virus to spread further.

Protect Yourself first

Stay away from infected places and wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Make sure you do not touch your eyes, nose and mouth frequently with unwashed hands. Avoid any close contact with people who are sick and show symptoms of cold and flu. Increase your body immunity by consuming health foods. Do not delay your breakfast in the morning to maintain your body immunity.

Protect others as well

If you are suffering from cold or fever, make sure that you isolate yourself. Avoid contact with people and stay at home. Avoid any close contact with other people who are healthy. While sneezing or coughing, cover your mouth with a tissue. Do not use a handkerchief and use disposable tissues and throw them after a single use. Keep cleaning your surrounding and disinfect objects and surfaces.

Treatment

Like mentioned before, there is no particular treatment available so far for. But rest assured that people with common human coronavirus illness will recover on their own. A few remedies can be done to reduce the symptoms. Take medications for fever and cold. Take steam inhalation at least once in two hours. Keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids. Stay at home and take rest till you recover.

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