Full form of Covid 19 is Coronavirus Disease 2019. Full form of WHO is world health organization. While coronavirus disease is popular as coronavirus, coronavirus actually refers to a large family of viruses that can cause disease in humans and many animals. Some of these diseases are rare but serious respiratory infections, including the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and, as recently discovered, COVID-19.
On February 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially named this novel coronavirus COVID-19. COVID stands for illness. The number 19 refers to the fact that the disease was first discovered in 2019, although the outbreak occurred in 2020. Full form of Covid.
The technical name of the virus that causes COVID-19 is the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, abbreviated as SARS-CoV-2. COVID-19 is genetically related to the virus that led to the SARS outbreak in 2003, but is not the same as this. SARS is more lethal than COVID-19, but less infectious.
Corona viruses contain RNA and are spherical. Under a microscope, the viruses appear to be surrounded by a spiky arrangement. They found it look like a crown-like shape, hence the name coronavirus. An animal meat is the source of the new corona virus . After coughing, sneezing and exhaling, the virus spreads through droplets from the mouth and nose of a person with COVID-19.
Other people can then ingest the virus by inhaling these droplets. Chance is with coming into contact with surfaces that have been contaminated with the droplets also. E.g. by touching an object and then touching parts of their faces).
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For this reason, it is important, among other things, to wash your hands frequently to reduce the risk of spreading or the virus. In this WHO video, you can find tips on protecting yourself and others from COVD-19:
Common symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, fatigue, dry cough, and difficulty breathing. Less common symptoms include pain, a runny nose, and diarrhea. However, some people infected with COVID-19 do not show symptoms or feel sick at all.
According to the WHO, most people (80%) recover from COVID-19. However, COVID-19 can develop into a serious illness, especially in the elderly or people who already have the condition.
Both WHO and the U.S. government have reported public health emergencies due to COVID-19. Experts say an official pandemic statement is likely. COVD-19 has caused over 3,500 deaths and over 100,000 cases worldwide.
The COVID-19 situation changes quickly. For help and information, please visit the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and WHO (World Health Organization). full details about covid-19 coronavirus.