Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious caused by a newly discovered coronavirus.
Most of the people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment.Older people and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes ,chronic respiratory disease and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness.
The best way to prevent and slow down transmission will be well informed about the COVID-19 virus, the disease it causes and hiw it is spreads.Protect yourselves and others from infection by washing your hands or by using alcohol based rub frequently and not touching your face.
The COVID-19 virus spreads primarily through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose when an infected person cough and sneezes, so It's important that you also practice respiratory etiquette (for example :by coughing into a flexed elbow).
At this time, there are no specific vaccine or treatments for COVID-19 . However, there are many ongoing clinical trials evaluating potential treatments. WHO will continue to provide update information as soon as clinical findings become available.
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