Gastro Coronavirus: A new era

  • Md Abdul Ahad Professor of Gastroenterology & Principal, Khulna Medical College, Khulna, Bangladesh
Keywords: Novel coronavirus, Gastro coronavirus, Pandemic, Contagious, COVID-19, SARS, MERS

Abstract

Coronavirus is a highly infectious contagious virus producing pandemic throughout the world with high morbidity and mortality. Right now, there is no vaccine to prevent human coronavirus infections. But you mayable to reduce your risk of getting or spreading an infection by-washing hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds,using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 70% alcohol if soap and water are not available, avoiding touching your face, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands,use of face mask, avoiding close contact with people who are sick.There is no specific treatment for coronavirus. Treatment aims to relieve the symptoms. Most people will get better on their own. However, you can relieve your symptoms by-taking over-the-counter medicines for pain, fever, and cough&plenty of nutritious diet, drinking fluids and taking rest.

Mediscope Vol. 7, No. 2: July 2020, Page 117-125

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2020-09-29
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Ahad, M. A. (2020). Gastro Coronavirus: A new era. Mediscope, 7(2), 117-125. https://doi.org/10.3329/mediscope.v7i2.49452
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