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ABOUT CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

COVID-19

COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the recently found virus known as SARS-CoV-2 (or coronavirus). Before the outbreak originated in Wuhan, China on December 2019, there was no information about this virus

HISTORY

The oldest common ancestor of coronavirus has been dated as far back as the 9th century BC. Some studies published in 1990 specified the most recent common ancestors as follows:

 

●Betacoronavirus: 3300 BC

●Deltacoronavirus: 3000 BC

●Gammacoronavirus: 2800 BC

Alphacoronavirus: 2400 BC

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SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19

HIGH FEVER

The body temperature can exceed 37.3 Celsius degrees or 99 Fahrenheit degrees

TIREDNESS

The body feels completely tired and without energy to perform normal tasks

HIGH FEVER

Irritation and constant coughing without expelling any mucus

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WHAT CAN YOU DO?

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ASYMPTOMATIC PEOPLE

Many people infected with COVID-19 show mild symptoms, especially during the first stages of the disease. Thus, you can still catch the disease from an infected person who only has a mere cough and does not feel ill