November 28, 2021

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COVID-19

News about COVID-19 information, situation, vaccines, drugs and treatment.

 

2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, named by WHO in January 2020 [1] ; SARS-CoV-2, named by the International Committee on Classification of Viruses on February 11, 2020).

Coronavirus is a large virus family, known to cause colds and more serious diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) .

The new coronavirus is a new strain of coronavirus that has never been found in the human body before.

Common signs of people infected with coronavirus include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath, and difficulty breathing .

In more severe cases, the infection can lead to pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure, and even death.

There is no specific treatment for the disease caused by the new coronavirus.

However, many symptoms can be managed, so treatment should be based on the patient’s clinical condition.

In addition, supplementary care for infected people can be very effective.

Doing a good job of self-protection includes: maintaining basic hand and respiratory tract hygiene, adhering to safe eating habits, etc.

 

On February 11, 2020, the Director-General of the World Health Organization Tan Desai announced in Geneva , Switzerland , that the pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus was named “COVID-19” .

On February 22, the National Health Commission issued a notice that the English name of “new coronavirus pneumonia” was revised to “COVID-19”  .

On March 11, WHO believed that the current COVID-19 outbreak could be called a global pandemic [9] . On April 4th, China held a national mourning event .

On August 18, China National Health Commission revised and completed the new coronavirus pneumonia diagnosis and treatment plan (trial eighth edition).

On September 3, the co-chair of the WHO Expert Group on Response and Evaluation of the New Coronary Pneumonia Epidemic announced the list of members of the expert group at a briefing by member states.