Effect of COVID-19 on Heart and Role of CPR

Covid 19 also known as the newly discovered Coronavirus is an infectious disease. People infected with the virus will experience severe to mild symptoms. A large population of those infected do not require specialized treatment. People at a higher risk of developing severe Covid 19 symptoms are those with underlying conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer and severe respiratory problems. The disease spreads through droplets from saliva and coughing. The best way to protect yourself and loved ones is by acquiring as much knowledge as you can about the disease.

Most people infected with Covid 19 don’t show any symptoms, commonly referred to asymptomatic. The most common symptoms are: dry cough, fever and tiredness. Other symptoms include aches and pains, sore throat, headache, conjunctivitis, diarrhoea and a rash on skin, or discoloration of fingers or toes. Persons with severe system have difficulty moving, chest pain or pressure and shortness of breath or difficult breathing. It takes an infected person between five and fourteen days to show symptoms.

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How CPR Can Help You Fight With COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

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A coronavirus is a group of viruses. They are known to cause Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV), the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and the novel coronaviruses (COVID – 19). The COVID-19 virus was first discovered in humans in December in 2019. Since then, the virus has since spread across the world with everyone at risk of infection.

The primary modes of transmitting the illness include contact with infected persons through coughing and sneezing. Droplets from the nose are also infectious. As a preventive measure, you should avoid contact with infected persons, wash hands frequently and thoroughly. To prevent infection, people should also avoid touching their faces.

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