Corona virus

Coronaviruses are a group of related viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds It is belonging to family Coronavirdae and subfamily Orthocoronavirinae. It is a single stranded RNA Virus having club shaped with viral protein spike peplomers, red coloured like a crown surrounding the viron. It is a pleomorphic spherical particle.

COVID19 is an infectious disease caused due to novel corona virus. It is pandemic disease.

Incubation period: It varies person to person but 2 to 14 days.

Symptoms: Mild to moderate respiratory illness. Its initial symptoms are just like Flue. Dry cough, sneezing with runny nose,  mild fever initially, then fever, difficulty in breathing.

Mode of infection: Primarily through a droplet of infected person while coughing or sneezing.

Who are in danger zone Older people, those have a medical history like cardiovascular disorders, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease like asthmas, pregnant women and children below 10 years and senior citizen above 60 years, those have a weakened immune system can become infected easily.

Control measures: There is no specific vaccines or treatment for COVID19.Prevention is better than cure is only in our hands. Protects you by washing your hands with soap or alcohol-based hand sanitizer frequently, follow respiratory etiquette Stay home stay safe. Social distancing. Public awareness. 

How to strengthen immunity?
Exercise at home, Yoga, positive thinking, stay busy in your hobbies. Eat Fermented food like idali, dosa, aapam. Use fresh source of Vit.C, Mushrooms, fruits like citrus, awala candy, awala juice, garlic ,ginger, ajaiwain turmeric, use of  leafy vegetable. Take 7 to 9 hours sleep, drink adequate water. 


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