Ever since the epidemic hit mainland China, the havoc is spreading wide across the nations. The chief of the UN health body said that does not recommend the evacuation” of foreign nationals from China’s virus-hit Hubei province.
The Wuhan coronavirus has vaguely spread across the nations as the confirmations from them seem clear. Around the peak of the outbreak, the health ministry of Germany confirmed that China has faced this epidemic first time in history.
China confirmed and acclaimed that there were over 4500 cases hospitalized and 50 more at other places. This included Japan who had confirmed that there was a man who suffered the same who hadn’t been to China.
Hong Kong’s leader said it will cut all rail links to mainland China and halve the number of flights as authorities in China and overseas sought to stem the spread of the new virus. The number of confirmed cases rose to more than 4,500.
The symptoms of most coronaviruses are similar to any other upper respiratory infection, including runny nose, coughing, sore throat, and sometimes a fever. In most cases, you won’t know whether you have a coronavirus or a different cold-causing virus, such as rhinovirus.
India at risk of coronavirus?
India had taken measures to evacuate Indians out of
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said that the Indian Embassy in Beijing is in close contact with the Chinese government in order to facilitate the evacuation process of the Indians, mostly students, from Wuhan by sending a plane due to coronavirus outbreak.
“Our Embassy is in contact with the Chinese government. We are trying to evacuate people, most of whom are students, from Wuhan city by sending a plane. Efforts are on. I can assure you that the Government of India is working on it and very soon some solution will be found,” Jaishankar said.
Prior to the minister, his ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar reiterated the same noting that the evacuation process has begun for the Indians who reside in Wuhan–the epicentre of the deadly virus outbreak.
The death toll from the deadly coronavirus rose to 80 in China with 2,744 confirmed cases of the disease reported from the country on Monday.
His remarks during his meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi came as India, US and several other countries are finalising plans to evacuate their citizens from Hubei province, the epicentre of the virus outbreak.
From the ministry of health, Harsha Vardhan himself made it crystal clear to the media and public that ,
“I request all people of the country not to panic as novel coronavirus has not come to India. We are cautioned and making all proactive preventive measures to keep our people safe. Anybody who is showing slight symptoms of flu is being kept under isolation. This does not mean that they are a case of coronavirus. These are just suspected ones and should be quarantined for some time for medical care. We are sending all suspected cases to the national institute of virology, Pune for testing. And so far, all the results have come negative,”.
Please note the necessary measures to prevent coronavirus at an early stage in case of emergency,
There are no specific treatments for illnesses caused by human coronaviruses. Most people with common human coronavirus illness will recover on their own. However, you can do some things to relieve your symptoms
- Take pain and fever medications (Caution: do not give Aspirin to children)
- Use a room humidifier or take a hot shower to help ease a sore throat and cough
- If you are mildly sick, you should
- Drink plenty of liquids
- Stay home and rest
If you are concerned about your symptoms, you should see your healthcare provider.
There are currently no vaccines available to protect you against human coronavirus infection. You may be able to reduce your risk of infection by doing the following
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick