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COVID 19 Blog
COIVD 19 is a high contagious virus that has changed the way we think about the spread of infection and its impact on our socioeconomic environment. Read our blog to learn about the history, symptoms and ways to prevent COVID 19.
How can I prevent the spread of coronavirus?
While there is an array of medications in development to combat the COVID-19 virus, the strongest weapon in our arsenal is prevention. Various preventive strategies have been shown to reduce the transmission of the coronavirus. Let’s take a look at some of these strategies.
How is COVID-19 transmitted?
The COVID-19 virus is spread from person to person by a variety of methods. The spread of the COVID-19 virus primarily occurs by respiratory droplets and fomites. Let’s find out how this occurs.
How Infectious is the Coronavirus?
News reports, hospitalization numbers and personal stories relayed by friends gives us an idea of how rapidly the COVID-19 virus can spread. Yet, it remains important to know how infectious the COVID-19 virus is when compared to other pandemics.
What Happens Next?
After an initial incubation period, most of those infected with the coronavirus will have mild symptoms. Yet there is a considerate number of individuals that will develop severe symptoms and critical disease. Let’s take a look at the different paths of illness one can take after being infected with the coronavirus.
Know the Symptoms
The symptoms of a coronavirus infection are important to recognize, but can be confused with other flu-like illness. Nonetheless, there is some useful in knowing the range of coronavirus symptoms, including those which are more common to COVID-19. The range of…
Know Your Risk
It is important to know that a severe infection with COVID-19 can occur at any age, yet older adults and those with certain medical conditions are especially prone to severe infection. Severe disease can be defined as an infection with the COVID-19 virus that requires…
Where It All Began
The name coronavirus stems from the word corona, which is a Latin derivative meaning “crown.” The shape of the coronavirus is a circular structure with spike-like projections resembling a crown. Before the COVID 19 pandemic, coronaviruses were thought to be a…
The Perfect Storm
As we head indoors for holiday gatherings this winter season, there is a perfect storm brewing for a potential second wave of coronavirus infections. The ingredients fueling this storm involve ineffective contact tracing, “lockdown fatigue” and a season that brings the flu and coronavirus…