Corona Virus Disease-2019 Symptoms and Protective Strategies

Ozdemir, Dogan (2021) Corona Virus Disease-2019 Symptoms and Protective Strategies. Phoenix Medical Journal, 3 (1). pp. 1-4.

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COVID-19 is a worldwide pandemic that causes health and social crisis all around the world. Firstly, COVID-19 was determined in Wuhan City, Hubei Province in South China. The virus spread to all continents and affecting many countries. On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of COVID-19 to be a public health emergency of international concern. In this review, the current symptoms, clinical characteristics, treatments and prevention of COVID-19 that in the world the disease has caused varying degrees of illness were summarized. The symptoms of COVID-19 patients usually have fever, cough, sore throat, breathlessness, fatigue, and malaise among others. The treatment of disease is general treatment by using antiviral drugs, vitamins, oxygen therapy. However, it is vital to determine suspected people as soon as possible and isolate them to prevent the potential transmission of infection to other patients and health care staff.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Coronavirus Disease-2019, Respiratory syndromes, fever, sore throat, treatment
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Depositing User: ePrints deposit
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2021 11:45
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2021 11:46

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