How does the coronavirus spread?
Although the molecular mechanism of coronavirus ‘s exact pathway from human to human transmission has not been resolved at this time, the general transmission principle of respiratory diseases is similar. Respiratory diseases are spread by droplet scattering. In this type of spreading, when a sick person coughs or sneezes, the people around him are exposed to this virus. Another way of transmission is by using an object that is contaminated with droplets.
Who is the Covid19 risk group?
According to the World Health Organization, those who deal with live animals (especially in the Far East region) are those at greatest risk. In addition, family members and healthcare professionals who are in close contact with sick people are also in the coronavirus risk group. In terms of mortality rates, the group over 65 is at higher risk.
What are the symptoms of Covid19?
Based on the information so far known about coronavirus, symptoms can be moderate or severe. The most common symptoms are; fever, cough, and difficulty breathing. Runny nose has not been reported in coronavirus. Therefore, it is very important to stay away from crowded places and contact the health institution as soon as possible when cough and breathing difficulties and fever are observed without a runny nose. In severe coronavirus cases, pneumonia, kidney failure and death occur.