2019 the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), named in January 12, 2020, was named by WHO. Coronavirus is a large family of viruses. It is known to cause cold, MERS and SARS. A novel coronavirus is a new strain of coronavirus that has never been found in human body before.
Since December 2019, surveillance of influenza and related diseases has been continuously carried out in Wuhan City, Hubei Province. A number of cases of viral pneumonia have been found, all of which are diagnosed as viral pneumonia / pulmonary infection.
The common signs of people infected with coronavirus are respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and dyspnea. In more serious cases, infection can lead to pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, renal failure, and even death. No novel coronavirus induced disease is currently available. But many symptoms can be treated, so it needs to be treated according to the clinical situation of patients. In addition, supplementary care for infected people may be very effective.
Self protection includes maintaining basic hand and respiratory hygiene, adhering to safe eating habits and avoiding close contact with anyone who shows symptoms of respiratory diseases (such as coughing and sneezing).
For common usage, disposable surgical masks are just enough for us. For hospital usage, KN95 masks must be needful.