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What you should know about coronavirus

by John Saunders
9th Mar 20 12:14 pm

There are many types of coronaviruses.

Coronavirus is a type of virus that affects the respiratory system of human beings. The virus can also affect animals such as birds and mammals.

The symptoms are similar to those of common cold, bronchitis, pneumonia and severe acute respiratory syndrome.

Scientists have in the past found that animals could transmit coronavirus to humans.

The virus spreads to humans mostly in cold weather conditions.

The virus was first isolated in 1937

Types of coronavirus

  • Alpha coronavirus (229E)
  • Alpha coronavirus (NL63)
  • Beta coronavirus (OC43)
  • Beta coronavirus (HKU1)

Symptoms of coronavirus

A person will experience flue or cold symptoms for 2 to 4 days, at this time, they are characteristically mild. Some viruses can be fatal depending on their form.

Below are the symptoms

  • Sneezing
  • Runny nose
  • Fatigue
  • Cough
  • In some cases, fever
  • Sore throat
  • Aggravated asthma

Transmission

The virus can be spread through fluids in the respiratory system.

It can be spread through coughing and sneezing without covering your mouth, droplets of fluids will be disbursed into the air.

Touching or shaking hands with an infected person can also spread the disease. The virus can also be spread through touching an object or surface that has the virus, by touching your nose or eyes you will then get infected. With that being said, most casinos online gamblers are at a lower-risk compared to land-based gamblers who go and interact with other people.

Scientists have recently discovered a new type of coronavirus that they call COVID 19.

Symptoms of COVID 19 are as follows;

  • Fever
  • Breathlessness
  • Cough

The virus currently has no cure and it may take 2 to 14 days to notice symptoms. The virus was discovered in China.

How to prevent COVID 19

To prevent the spread, a person should cover their mouth while coughing. Infected persons should be isolated.

Avoid unnecessary movements in an area that has an outbreak. Regularly wash hands. During isolation or limited movements, it is best to find some form of indoor entertainment such as top online casinos who knows you could win some real money while in isolation.

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