★Coronaviruses are a large class of viruses that exist widely in nature. They are named because they look similar to a crown under an electronic microscope.
★Novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new kind of coronavirus that has not been previously found in natures.
Which kind of people are more vulnerable to the Novel Coronavirus?
The crowd is generally susceptible. Novel coronavirus infected pneumonia can occur in people with low immune and normal immune and it is related to the amount of virus exposure. For poor immune People,such as the elderly, pregnant women, or people with liver and kidney dysfunction, who have chronic diseases, are more severe after infection.
Infection Symptoms and Latency
Fever, cough, shortness of breath, and fatigue are the main manifestations. Severe cases rapidly develop into symptoms such as acute respiratory distress syndrome and septic shock. Most patients
have mild onset symptoms without fever, and a few patients are critically ill and even die.
14 days maximum incubation period
How does the Novel coronavirus spread?
Generation of droplets:
1) Cough, sneeze or talk
2) Carry out invasive respiratory tract operations,such as sputum suction or tracheal intubation, turning over, back patting and other coughing coughs and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Pathogens are transmitted through direct contact with mucous membranes or skin;
1) Blood or bloody fluid enters the body through mucous membranes or damaged skin.
2) Direct contact with secretions containing a certain pathogen causes transmission.