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What is a coronavirus?
In a nutshell: Viruses belonging to the family of coronaviruses cause human-to-human respiratory infections in humans, one of the causes of common colds. The new coronavirus is also a pathogen of this family.
How dangerous is the coronavirus?
In a nutshell: The new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a drip-like respiratory disease, similar to flu, in terms of symptoms and course.
What are the symptoms of infection?
In short: Fever, cough, muscle pain, fatigue and difficulty breathing.
How does coronavirus infection spread?
In short, it spreads from person to person with drip infection (cough, sneezing, saliva and nasal discharge).
How can I protect myself from infection?
- Wash hands as often as possible
- Keep the right distance from our fellow human beings
- Do not touch our eyes, mouth, nose
- Observe respiratory hygiene rules
- Learn about disease information and follow health care guidelines
Should I wear a health mask?
In short, healthy people do not normally need to wear a health mask.
What is the difference between individual masks?
The pore size (that is, how many particles pass through it). Because of the pore size of the general surgical mask, it captures only a fraction of the viruses. Masks used in health care, at least N95, provide better protection.
Are consignments from China a danger?
In short: no.
Where can I go in the near future?
The website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Affairs provides up-to-date information on countries and regions recommended and not recommended for travel.
When should I go to the doctor?
If we feel bad staying at home, do not go out into the community. If fever, cough, muscle pain, difficulty in breathing seek medical attention. It’s a good idea to call in advance so the medical staff can guide you to the right place. It is important that we follow the instructions of the health authorities closely. It also helps prevent the spread of coronavirus and other diseases.
Am I preparing for the apocalypse?
In short: no.
Can I cure the disease?
Currently, there is no proven effective cure for infection, but in the case of illness, supportive therapy can be an important aid in the recovery. Great efforts have been made to develop the vaccine.
I’m worried I’m infected. Is there a quick test or screening test?
In short, no such study is yet available.
Who are the most vulnerable?
According to current data, it is most likely in the elderly and in the case of pre-existing chronic illness to develop a serious form of the disease.
Are children at increased risk?
In short: no.
Are pregnant women and their babies at increased risk?
In short: we don’t know (but it is possible).
In the case of a sick mother, can babies become infected through breast milk?
In short: we don’t know.
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