International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Communication Science | India | Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020


Corona Virus: Dont be Afraid; Be Safe

Pallavi N. Somthane, Landge M. M., Deepak A. Joshi


Abstract: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. Most 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 is be well informed about the COVID-19 virus, the disease it causes and how it spreads. Protect yourself and others from infection by washing your hands or using an 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 coughs or 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 vaccines or treatments for COVID-19. However, there are many ongoing clinical trials evaluating potential treatments.


Keywords: COVID-19, symptoms, prevention, hand sanitizer, treatment


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020,


Pages: 21 - 25


How to Cite this Article?

Pallavi N. Somthane, Landge M. M., Deepak A. Joshi, "Corona Virus: Dont be Afraid; Be Safe", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR20329200113, Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020, 21 - 25

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