Corona Virus: Things to Know

Corona virus death toll rises all over the world. The World Health Organization has already declared Covid-19 as pandemic . The death toll in the whole world has risen to significant number. In this situation, it is important to know some important things about the Corona virus.The corona virus cannot be identified in any one of the tests. No one kit is available. Multiple tests are required to identify the Corona Virus. This can be done only in certain laboratories. Hence, it is possible to detect the corona virus only after multiple tests.

Swab Test: In this test, a cotton ball is collected by placing the patient in the throat and nose. It is then taken to the laboratory and tested.

Nasal Test: For this, the lab technician inserts a chemical into the nose through a saline, then injects it through the nose to collect the sample.
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Bronchoscopy: A tube like a small tube called bronchoscope that is inserted into the lungs. Samples were collected from there.

Spit test: A sample for spit testing is collected from the affected patient. This is for both the cough and cold of a Corona virus sufferer.

You have to get tested is you are visiting the Corona Virus affected city recently. Or if you come in contact with a patient with Covid-19, get the Corona virus tested immediately. In addition, if there is fever, cold, coughing, bleeding, shortness of breath, throat pain, then it is very important to have the Corona virus checked with the doctor's advice.

No drugs have been released to cure the Corona virus. First, wash your hands repeatedly. Use your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Second, if it is not possible to wash your hands repeatedly, use a sanitizer containing 5 percent alcohol to make your hands germ free. Avoid moving to populated areas. Fourth, avoid contact with someone who has a cold-cough, viral fever.

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