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Frequently asked questions about Corona Virus/COVID-19

Frequently asked questions of COVID 19

Question-Will most people who get COVID-19 get very sick or die?

Answer: Most people who get COVID¬-19 will have a mild form of the disease and recover without professional medical care, by only home care. Around 8 out of every 10 people with COVID¬-19 will have mild symptoms. Around one in six people will become severely ill and require hospital care. Data suggests that around 2-3 in 100 people who get COVID-19 will die.

Question- Is oxygen deficiency will occur after prolonged use of Masks?

Answer-: The longtime continuous use of masks when worn properly does not cause CO2 intoxication or oxygen deficiency. The prolonged use of masks could be uncomfortable. While wearing masks, make sure it fits properly and that it is properly tight to allow you to breathe normally. Do not re-use a disposable mask and always change it as soon as possible.

Question- Is thermal scanner detect COVID-19

Answer- Thermal scanners cannot detect COVID-19 Thermal scanners can detect fever (i.e. people having a higher than normal body temperature). Thermal Scanner cannot detect people who are infected with COVID-19. There are many causes of fever, like Malaria, Dengue, and Typhoid, etc.

Question-Can you always tell if someone has COVID-19?

Answer: No, The virus can be in any person’s body for up to 14 days before they get symptoms, and some people will have such a mild case of COVID-19 that they might not feel any problem. That’s why it’s important that everyone follows preventive measures – including handwashing, Cough etiquette and avoiding crowds – to stop the spread of the virus, even if they feel healthy.

Question-Does COVID-19 only affects old people, It means young people don’t have to worry?

Answer -While COVID-19 can be more dangerous in older people, anyone can get it including young people. we should know that young people are more likely to develop serious symptoms if they have certain underlying diseases, for example, asthma, Untreated HIV or heart disease

Question -Can COVID-19 spread in warm weather?

Answer-Corona Virus can survive temperatures higher than 25C. You will be infected in any weather. So, follow preventive steps to protect yourself from the virus. Getting out into the sunshine helps your body to produce vitamin D which is important for your immune system.

Question-Will drinking lots of hot drinks stop COVID-19?

Answer-: There is no drink hot or cold that will protect you from COVID-19 or cure the disease. Although there’s no established treatment for COVID-19, most people recover by themselves. Taking Paracetamol, drinking plenty of liquids, and getting proper rest can help you manage your symptoms.

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Created: 2020-06-12 04:54:10

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