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Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) ?

Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) causing an outbreak of respiratory illness in the city of Wuhan, Hubei province, China.

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Coronavirus are one of the viruses. This family having six broad classifications

1. Human coronavirus 229 E (HCoV-229E)
2. Human coronavirus NL63 (HCoV-NL63)
3. Human coronavirus O43 (HCoV-OC43)
4. Human coronavirus HKU1 (HCoV-HKU1)
5. Middle East Respiratory syndrome MERS coronavirus (MERS -CoV)
6. Severe acute respiratory syndrome SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV)


7. Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

In 23 January 2020 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) reported 650 case conformed cases and 25 deaths.

One Indian nurse has positive case of Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Saudi Arabia.

  • v  Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Human to human transmission conformed on 20 January 2020 in Wuhan, china.
  • v  Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) snake to human transmission conformed on 22 January 2020 in Wuhan, china. But research is going on process. According to journal of medical virology (22 January 2020) Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) genomic analysis that reflects that snakes in Wuhan china. It indicates the most probable wildlife animal reservoir for this virus. But need to conform additional research.

Clinical presentation:
Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Clinical presentation reported
  • v  90% case fever
  • v  80% case fatigue and dry cough
  • v  20% breathing difficulty
  • v  15% respiratory distress .But research is going on process to find Clinical presentation of  Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

Diagnostic evaluation:
  • v  History collection
  • v  Physical examination
  • v  Vital signs (to find fever status)
  • v  Chest x-ray (should take both lungs)
  • v  Blood test (mostly white blood count low)
  • v  Other respiratory related Diagnostic evaluation can perform.

Pharmacological management
  • v  Currently no effective Pharmacological management to treat Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) reported on 24/01/2020.
  • v  Only can supportive symptomatic Pharmacological management to treat Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

  • v  Currently no effective Vaccine to treat Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) reported on 24/01/2020.

How to protect yourself from Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV):
According to world health origination (WHO) and centres diseases control and prevention (CDC)
  • v  Frequency hand washing (use alcohol based hand rub and soap water)
  • v  Coughing and sneezing cover the mouth and nose.
  • v  Avoid close contact fever and cough client
  • v  Avoid direct contact with animals
  • v  When visiting live market are protect you using mask and other personal protect equipments.
  • v  Avoid raw (raw meat and raw milk etc.) and uncooked animal products.
  • v  Traveller should safe from other respiratory infection persons with you.

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