|Coronaviruses constitute a big family including viruses that can cause colds, and in some cases can cause severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Most cases of infections with this virus are simple. Its most common symptoms are high temperature, body aches, sore throat, running nose and cough. These symptoms last for days and then|
|disappear. However, Coronavirus, which has appeared recently, is a new virus that we do not yet know a lot about its characteristics and ways of its transmission.|
What is the incubation period for the novel Coronavirus?
The incubation period for Coronavirus is still unknown, but the incubation period of the known patterns of Corona is approximately a week, and we think it’s mostly the same
There are sayings that those detected cases are types of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). What is true?
Novel Coronavirus varies clearly in terms of its genetic aspect than the virus causing (SARS).
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What are the symptoms of infection with Corona?
According to the discovered cases, the symptoms include acute and severe respiratory symptoms, accompanied by fever, cough, suffocation and difficulty in respiration.
How are persons infected with Coronavirus?
According to the limited information which is available so far, there is no yet accurate scientific evidence identifying the way through which the virus can be transmitted from one person to another. But, there are sayings that it’s similar to the other kinds of Coronavirus. The World Health Organization (WHO) to learn more about ways of transmission, including through animals. The ways, through which the other kinds of Coronavirus can be transmitted from one person to another, include the following: Direct transmission through droplets expelled during coughs and sneezes. Indirect transmission through touching surfaces and devices contaminated with the virus, and then touching the mouth, nose or eyes. Direct contact with patients.
How are the newly infected cases diagnosed?
The World Health Organization (WHO) has adopted a temporary definition for the cases infected with the virus to help people working in the medical field to diagnose new cases of patients. This definition will be updated when more information becomes available. The current definition includes some criteria for the diagnosis of patients, manifested in the examination of the patient, possibility of being infected with the Coronavirus, and confirmation of his infection. These criteria are based on Clinical and epidemiological and laboratory information.
What are the ways of protection against the Coronavirus?
We don’t know a lot about the characteristics and ways of transmission of Coronavirus so far, but the World Health Organization (WHO) as well as a number of international experts to learn more about it. It is recommended from citizens and residents generally to abide by the following health guidelines to reduce the spread of flu and infectious respiratory diseases until we know the ways of the virus transmission:
Is there a vaccine for the novel Coronavirus?