Coronavirus: 11 Questions you’re looking for answers


In more than 110 countries around the world, there have been cases of infection with the coronavirus.

The World Health Organization has declared it an epidemic.

India and the United States have imposed travel restrictions to prevent the spread of the corona virus.

Corona Disease

1. How long does it take for corona infection and its symptoms to appear?

Scientists say that after infection with the corona virus, it takes five days for the symptoms to appear, but in some people it may take longer to show its symptoms.

According to the World Health Organization, the symptoms of a person infected with corona remain for 14 days. But in the opinion of some researchers, its symptoms can last up to 24 days.

It is important to know and understand the time it takes for an incubation period or illness to occur.

This helps doctors and the health department to take effective steps to prevent the spread of corona virus in a better and effective manner.

2. People who recover after infection with corona will not be infected again?

For now, it is too early to say. This virus has been revealed only in December.

Past experiences related to other cases of virus infection suggest that the disease can be prevented through disease resistant.

Our opinion about SARS and other viruses of the Corona family is that there is little chance of being re-infected.

But in some reports from China, it has been said that even after being discharged from the hospital, the tests of some people have been found positive, but we cannot say for sure about those tests.

However, it is worth noting that there was no risk of infection from such people.

3. What is the difference between Flu and Corona virus?

Many symptoms of corona virus and flu (fever and infectious colds) are the same. It is difficult to understand the difference without a medical test.

The major symptoms of corona virus are fever and cold. Flu often has other symptoms such as sore throat.

While a person infected with the corona virus complains of shortness of breath.

4. How to keep yourself in solitude?

Self isolation means keeping yourself at home for 14 days, not going to work, not going to school or any other public place and staying away from public transport and taxis.

You should also keep yourself indoors from other family members.

If you need household goods or need some medicine or do some shopping then seek help, delivery may happen at the door, but you do not ask anyone to come home.

You should also stay away from your pets, but if this is not possible, then clean the hands properly before and after touching them.

5. How dangerous is corona virus to asthma patients?

Any kind of infection in our respiratory system or our breathing system, whether it is corona virus, can increase the pain of asthma.

Asthma patients worried about the corona virus may take some precautionary steps. It also includes the use of a doctor-recommended inhaler.

This reduces the risk of asthma attack due to any virus, including corona.

6. Can corona infection happen by phone?

It is believed that infection of corona virus can occur from one person to another due to sneezing or coughing. But experts say that this virus can exist on any surface and that too possibly for several days.

Therefore, it is important that your phone, whether at home or in the office, is completely clean again and again. All major phone manufacturers warn against clearing mobile phones from alcohol, hand sanitizers or sterilizing wipes, as this threatens to damage the phone’s coating.

This coating layer makes it easier for germs to get stuck in the mobile phone due to damage. Nowadays, the mobile phones that come in, it is said that they are water resistance i.e. they are less vulnerable to water.

If this is the case, you can clean the phone with soap and water or paper towels, but before doing so, check that your phone is water resistant or not.

7. Can the corona also spread through the door handle?

If an infected person puts a hand on the mouth while sneezing and then touches something with the same hand, the surface becomes viral.

Door handles are good examples of surfaces that may pose an infection risk to others.

Experts say that corona virus can exist on any surface and that too for many days.

So it is best that you wash your hands regularly so that the risk of infection is reduced and the corona virus can be prevented from spreading.

8. How safe is swimming in swimming pools?

Chlorine is added to most swimming pools. This is a chemical that kills viruses.

So if chlorine is being used in a swimming pool then it is safe to swim in it.

But despite this you can get infected after coming in contact with the changing room or any infected surface like door handle.

And if an infected person sneezes or coughs near you there, then you are at risk of getting infected.

9. How important is it to wear a mask?

Although doctors are always seen wearing masks, but there is little evidence that wearing ordinary masks changes things.

The UK Department of Health has said that it does not recommend wearing masks to prevent infection with the corona virus.

Public Health England says that there is not much evidence of any widespread benefit from wearing masks outside the hospital environment.

In the opinion of experts, cleaning such as washing hands regularly is more effective.

10. How much danger for children?

According to the data from China, children are relatively surviving from corona infection.

However, children who have lung disease or asthma, need to be more careful because in such cases the corona virus can attack.

For most children, it is like a common respiratory infection and there is nothing like danger in it.

Governments and administration have the authority to close schools to prevent the virus from spreading. If they want, they can do so.

Schools have already been closed in 14 countries of the world while some schools have been closed in 13 other schools.

11. How harmful is handmade food of infected person?

If the infected person has not taken care of cleanliness while cooking, then there is a risk of spreading of corona virus.

The corona virus can spread from one person to another even with a small portion of the cuff on the hand due to sneezing or coughing. To prevent the spread of germs, it is always advisable to wash hands before eating and touching food.