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On 31 December 2019, the world was shocked by the appearance of a mysterious deadly infectious respiratory illness which has raised as a global alarm because of its high fatality level and infected more than 1,000 peoples across the globe, especially in Wuhan, China.
Wuhan Coronavirus or also known as Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was firstly identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province - China which is included in the category SARS-related coronaviruses.
Here's a look at what you need to know about Wuhan coronavirus that responsible for the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome worldwide.
Coronavirus (CoV) is a group of viruses which are associated with respiratory tract infection to humans. Coronavirus presenting mild to moderate upper-respiratory symptoms, like the common cold but some are causes more severe illness including pneumonia and bronchitis.
These virus named after their corona or crown-like spikes found on its surface. According to the CDC, there are 7 different types of coronaviruses that scientists find which cause acute respiratory disease and highly infectious from human to human, these including MERS-CoV and SARS-CoV.
Coronavirus WHO update as per 25 January 2020
According to the latest situation report by WHO, there are 1,320 confirmed cases have been reported for Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in 10 countries, including:
*The 1,297 confirmed cases in China including 5 confirmed cases found in Hong Kong, 2 confirmed cases found in Macau, and 3 confirmed cases found in Taipei.
Coronavirus is considered a zoonotic disease, meaning these viruses are transmitted between animals to humans.
In the case of Wuhan coronavirus or Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), many researchers argued it may originate from the wild animals sold in the animal and seafood market in Wuhan such as bats and snakes.
Coronaviruses are primarily transmitted through the air and primarily infect the upper respiratory and gastrointestinal tract. These virus transmitted from human to human from direct contact with an infected person through:
In general, this virus led cause common-cold like symptoms in humans, this includes:
You have to seek medical care right away if they develop respiratory symptoms.
The new coronavirus is spreading at an intense pace globally in less than a month, that is the main reasons just how dangerous the virus truly is.
At the moment, there is no specific treatment and no vaccine available to protect human against coronavirus infection.
There are few things you can do to prevent a coronavirus infection, including:
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