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What should you do if the corona virus is suspected?

The new outbreak of the new pandemic Corona virus has spread to 190 countries and has affected more than 4 million people and killed more than 19,000 so far.

Worldwide, people are being urged to avoid the outbreak as much as possible, to avoid being confined to their homes, to be outdoors and to avoid social interaction.

Symptoms of the disease have already surfaced, but if not remembered, according to a recent World Health Organization report:

Fever 88%

Dry cough 68%

Fatigue 38%

33% with sputum cough or thick mucus

19% difficulty breathing

Bone or joint problems 15%

Throat swelling 14%

Headache 14%

Frostbite 11%

Vomiting or nausea 5%

Nose closure 5%

Cholera 4%

One percent blood cough

One percent swelling of eyes

In a February study by Zhuangnan Hospital of China’s Wuhan University, examining the symptoms and other elements of the virus in about 140 hospitalized patients, researchers said the most common early cause of the virus was fever. Seen in 99% of the patients included in the study.

Likewise during a study in the UK this week, deprivation of the senses of smell and taste has been called upon to be part of these symptoms.

But the number of cases in which there are no symptoms at all and their diagnosis is made possible by the test itself.

So what should you do if you have symptoms?

Avoid going to the hospital yourself if symptoms show up or you are suspected of having a coronavirus disease code 19, because doing so can make you healthier.

Instead, call the helpline 1166 to let them know your symptoms and they will tell you if a test is needed.

If nature suddenly becomes too bad then one should go to hospitals designated for Cody 19, in a car, wearing a mask and carrying only a loved one.

Avoid self-medication

Various drugs are currently being tested for the treatment of Code 19 worldwide, some of which will certainly have encouraging results, but they are not currently for general use.

According to Dr. Faisal Mehmood from the Department of Infectious Diseases at Aga Khan University, ‘you have heard about these drugs on social media, but I would urge you to avoid the use of drugs without the doctor’s advice’.

Side effects of these drugs, such as heart problems, may be ‘Please leave such questions to the doctors, do not try the medicines yourself,’ he said.

Automatic Isolation

If any of the above symptoms appear, restrict yourself to home for 7 days, much better then opt for isolation alone, but if accompanied by a family, the whole family is advised to Be confined to the house for 2 weeks.

The British government has advised that if anyone in the house starts to show symptoms, he / she should stay at home for 7 days from the time the symptoms appear.

Symptoms need to be monitored during this period and if their severity increases, helpline 1166 should be referred to, where further information regarding further action will be provided.

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If you have traveled overseas recently, especially in countries where the outbreak has been high, such as Iran, China, Italy or Spain, or anyone who has been confirmed to have the virus, it will automatically call itself home. Restricted to.

Dr Sammy Jamali of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center advises ‘contact emergency number if breathlessness or difficulty breathing’.

The test will be ensured when required by the administration with quarantine.

How to isolate yourself?

If you are limiting yourself to one place, try to avoid contact with people as much as possible, to help your friends or family get home.

If living with family isolation, stay in an airy room.

Transfer victims and seniors to another location before isolation, if not possible, to the extent possible.

Try to keep your toilet and bathroom separate from others, if at all possible, try to keep it as clean as possible each time you use it.

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Try not to get out of your room or use something, as each time visiting family members will increase the risk of transmission of the virus.

Clean every place or thing you touch, including indoor knobs, railing and table surfaces, and more.

Wash your hands, avoid touching the face, while using tissue during sneezing and coughing and disposing of properly.

Use surgical masks at all times, replacing them immediately if the mask is wet or dirty with sneezing or coughing.

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Aga Khan Hospital has detailed instructions on caring for the home of suspected or certified patients of the Corona virus, which you can find on this link.

The Federal Health Ministry’s Corona helpline is number 1166

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