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What is Coronavirus? Definition of coronavirus.

Definition of Coronavirus: Coronaviruses are a bunch of viruses that cause diseases in humans and animals. Coronaviruses are those viruses which are a subfamily of Orthocoronavirinae in the family Coronaviridae. (Source)

It is also called Novel Coronavirus. Novel Coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV, is a new respiratory virus. And this virus first had seen in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

Now you all know what is the Definition of coronavirus? Let give you more information about this coronavirus.

3D medical animation coronavirus
3D medical animation coronavirus

What is Coronavirus History?

Coronaviruses were discovered in the 1960s. It was first found in chickens.

On 31 December 2019, coronavirus found in  Wuhan, China and World Health Organization gave it a name 2019-nCoV.

Coronavirus replication
Coronavirus replication

Why this virus named coronavirus?

The name “coronavirus” is derived from the Latin corona and the Greek κορώνη (korṓnē, “garland, wreath”), meaning crown or halo.

When you see this coronavirus by a microscope, it will look like a  royal Crown type.

What are the types & examples of coronavirus?

We can divide Coronavirus into Four types-

  1. Alphacoronavirus
  2. Betacoronavirus
  3. Gammacoronavirus
  4. Deltacoronavirus

All these coronaviruses have some sub-type also which are here-

Alphacoronavirus species virus name

  • Alpaca coronavirus
  • Alphacoronavirus 1
  • Human coronavirus 229E
  • Human Coronavirus NL63
  • Miniopterus Bat coronavirus 1
  • Miniopterus Bat coronavirus HKU8
  • Porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus
  • Rhinolophus Bat coronavirus HKU2
  • Scotophilus Bat coronavirus 512

Betacoronavirus species virus name

  • Betacoronavirus 1
  • Human coronavirus HKU1
  • Murine coronavirus
  • Pipistrellus Bat coronavirus HKU5
  • Rousettus Bat coronavirus HKU9
  • SARS coronavirus
  • Tylonycteris Bat coronavirus HKU4
  • MERS-CoV
  • Human coronavirus OC43
  • Hedgehog coronavirus 1 (EriCoV)
  • Wuhan coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Gammacoronavirus species virus name

  • Avian coronavirus
  • Beluga whale coronavirus SW1
  • Duck coronavirus
  • Infectious bronchitis virus

Deltacoronavirus species virus name

  • Bulbul coronavirus HKU11
  • Munia coronavirus HKU13
  • Thrush coronavirus HKU12

What is coronavirus hku1, nl63 & oc43?

This Coronavirus is also called  Human coronavirus hku1, nl63 & oc43. It is the species type of Betacoronavirus.

It usually causes mild to moderate upper-respiratory tract illnesses in humans.

2019–20 Wuhan coronavirus outbreak by country and territory
2019–20 Wuhan coronavirus outbreak by country and territory

When did coronavirus start in china?

According to the CDC report, On 31 December 2019, coronavirus found in China city Wuhan & once they found more infection case theirs. Then The World Health Organization (WHO) gave it a name 2019-nCoV.

How coronavirus came in china?

Coronavirus First seen in animal & Birds. China Found that bats are infected with these viruses. And in China, lots of people consume bat soup. Then this virus interacts with the human body.

How coronavirus spread or transmit?

This Novel Coronavirus is spreading or transmitting with person to person by air but right now no one is clearing said that how this virus actually goes in the human body.

Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

What are the reasons, causes & symptoms spreading of coronavirus?

According to a recent report, the current symptoms of coronavirus have been found to be mild to severe respiratory disease with fever, cough and difficulty in breathing. You can see this report here. (Source)

According to the Centres of Disease control the symptoms of this 2019-nCoV may appear in min. time 2-14 days after infection.

respiratory system affected by coronavirus
respiratory system affected by coronavirus

what coronavirus do with humans?

First, this coronavirus has come from animals. But now it spread from person to person.

If you will see measles virus are very highly contagious but some are less. But it is not clear yet how this coronavirus (2019-nCoV) spreading in humans.

But according to a belief this coronavirus using the same way like MERS and SARS.

when an infected person coughs or sneezes. This virus spread out.

Why coronavirus is dangerous?

Most coronaviruses cause little symptoms such as the common cold that patients can easily recover. 

But some viruses such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) can cause pneumonia and possible death. (Source)

If you will ask from us then ‘YES‘ this coronavirus can be dangerous.

(Definition of Coronavirus)

Which coronavirus kills human?

These three types of coronavirus are highly dangerous and if you will not properly cure them then they can kill a human easily. (Source)

  • SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) in 2003, 
  • MERS (Middle East respiratory syndrome) in 2012, 
  • 2019-nCoV in 2019

What is coronavirus in dogs & cats?

Coronavirus disease is a highly infectious intestinal infection in dogs and their puppies.  it may cause considerable abdominal discomfort for infected dogs. This virus belongs to the Coronaviridae family. (Source)

Can coronavirus in dogs & cats spread to humans?

Right Now, CDC ( Central Disease Control) don’t have an incident that this virus spread from animal to human. 

But You should be careful if your animal will be infected with coronavirus then that need emergency medical help.

Symptoms of MERS
Symptoms of MERS

Coronavirus Diagnosis and Precautions

Right Now, There is currently no vaccine to cure 2019-nCoV (Coronavirus) infection. 

But you can do some step to precautions for this

  1. Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. you can also use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  2. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth without washed hands.
  3. Avoid close contact if a person is sick.
  4. When you are sick, avoid travelling.
  5. Cover your cough or sneeze with a towel.
  6. Clean and disinfect frequently touched Areas.
  7. Very careful in pregnancy time because at this time any virus can attack easily. So, try as much as you can be disinfected

Can coronavirus be cured, treatment and vaccine?

As we already told you that coronavirus is not a specific virus name. It is a group of viruses. Some are curable but some are very dangerous. 

This time China and some other countries The United States, Germany, Sri Lanka, France, Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, Nepal, Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam, Macao and South Korea have all confirmed cases of coronavirus infections.

And WHO and CDC have already declared that right now they don’t have any vaccine for 2019-nCov (Coronavirus).

So, you should be more careful about this.

Map of the 2019–20 Wuhan coronavirus outbreak
Map of the 2019–20 Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

What is the travel advice to avoid coronavirus?

If you are travelling then this advice are for you to avoid coronavirus. If it is not necessary then cancel you visit infected areas. But travelling is very important then follow their precautions.

  1. In travelling time, it is possible then you touch infected areas. Then wash your hands with soap and water frequently. you can use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  2. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth without washing your hands.
  3. Avoid close contact if a person is sick.
  4. If you are sick, avoid travelling.
  5. Use a face mask in travelling time.
  6. Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and disposed of it properly. So others can’t infect with this.
  7. Clean and disinfect frequently touched Areas.

How is India responding to the outbreak?

WHO is investigating the outbreak of the current coronavirus which has claimed 17 lives and reportedly infected hundreds. Till now, 106 people have died because of the outbreak and lots of have been infected. According to the Health Ministry of India, more than 10K passengers have been screened for the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Till now, no new case of novel coronavirus has been reported in India. Health ministry requests the passengers if they feel sick then contact the nearest medical facility. The ministry has also asked our authorities at seven airports of Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Cochin to screen those are coming from China. (Check this link for more information)

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