COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What is a pandemic?
A pandemic is an epidemic (infectious disease outbreak) that spreads on a global scale. Pandemics usually occur when a new infectious disease emerges that can spread rapidly around the world.
What is the Novel Corona Virus nCoV-(COVID-19)?
It is a new breed of virus that has not been identified in humans before. The virus infects humans and animals. The virus can range from common infections to severe acute respiratory distress to severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
Are Novel Corona Virus and SARS the Same?
The SARS and Novel Corona virus seen in Fig. 1 are the same species of viruses. Both viruses can cause serious illness. Importantly, it has not yet been confirmed that the Novel Corona virus can easily transmit to humans.
Can the Novel Corona Virus be Infected by Animals in Man?
There is currently no scientific basis for the human infection of the novel corona virus.
How can humans be infected with this virus?
How humans have been infected with this virus has not been scientifically confirmed to date. The matter is currently being investigated.
How does the corona-virus disease spread?
it spreads primarily through droplets generated when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
How to prevent this virus infection?
It is not known exactly how the virus is transmitted. However, if you do not get close to patients with colds, coughs and shortness of breath and regular hand hygiene, the chances of infection are less.
Is there a cure for the corona virus?
There is no specific cure for the disease caused by the Novel Corona virus. no vaccine is currently available against this virus. Although many of the symptoms caused by this virus can be cured, the illness is treated based on the symptoms.
Who should self-isolate?
self-isolation for anyone who has symptoms of noble corona virus
What are flexible working arrangements?
T E M P O R AR Y H O M E W O R K I N G
(increase the scope for remote working and all opportunities and flexibility need to be exploited).
what to do when you experience symptoms associated with COVID-19?
- you should immediately Report your health concerns or Doctor.
- Avoid engaging in any direct contact with colleagues and practice good hygiene etiquette
What is the incubation period of the COVID-19?
Most estimates of the incubation period for COVID-19 range from 1-14 days, most commonly around five days.
What is the recovery time for the COVID-19?
Approximately 2 weeks and is 3-6 weeks for patients with severe or critical disease.
What is the treatment for the COVID-19?
There is no specific treatment for disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
However, many of the symptoms can be treated and therefore treatment based on the patient’s clinical condition.
What is Social distancing
Social Distancing is a practice designed to keep sick individuals from coming in contact with healthy ones in order to limit opportunities for transmission
Who is more at risk?
- People over 65 years of age
- Diabetes patience
- people with heart disease
- lung or kidney disease and
- people whose immune system is weakened.
What should I do if I have symptoms?
Contact your doctor by COVID-19 hot line For Nepal first. Mention your symptoms, contacts and travel history. Based on a specific procedure, your doctor will be able to assess who should be considered for a coronavirus test. please bear in mind that you may also have contracted seasonal influenza.
Can religious services continue?
NO, religious services are prohibited, apart from funerals and cremations.
Can I go walking or jogging?
Yes, you’re allowed to get some air. You may only do this with people from your family who live under the same roof or with the same friend. You must respect the social distance.
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