BY Hina Zafar
covid-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways.coronavirus are a group of viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds.in human coronaviruses uses cause respriatory tract infection that can be mild such as some causes of the common cold and others that can be lethao, such as “sars” “mers” and covid_19. the disease was first identified in Wuhan the capital of hubei province in central china and has since spread globally, resulting in the 2019-20 corona virus pandemic.symptoms of covid-19 are fever,cough, sneeze,and difficulty breathing,symptoms may appear 2 or 14 days after exposure.
if you think you may have been exposed to covid-19 and develop symtoms, you may need to seek medical attention early and stay home. if you feel unwell avoiding contact with others and avoid touching eyes,nose and mouth because when you touch your face the virus can enter your body and can make you sick.according to the W.H.O wash your hands frequently with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soapand water because kill viruses that may be on your hands and maintain social distancing at least 1metre between yourself and anyone who is caughing or sneeze.this viruse is typically spread from one person to another person.time from exposure to onset of symptoms is generally between two and fourteen days with an average of five days.coronavirus is spreading all over the world, 203 countries are indulge in this virus including Pakistan.
All over the world 9 lack people effect and in Pakistan 2190 people are effected 28 dead and 194 survive and go back to home.people of all ages can be infected by the new coronavirus.older people,and people with pre-existing medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes,heart disease appear to be more vulnerable to becoming severely ill with the virus.The 2019-20 coronavirus pandemic was confirmed to have reached Pakistan in February 2020.As of 1april 2020, the number of confirmed cases in the country is 2071,with 82 recoveries and 26 death.punjab is currently the region with highest number of cases at over 700.
The ongoing spread of the new coronavirus has become one of the biggest threats the the global economy and financial markets. the coronavirus impact on global economy have rocked markets worldwide,with stock prices and bond yields plunging.
Auther: HINA ZAFAR
STUDENT M.SC MASS COMMUNICATION
QUAID E AZAM UNIVERSITY ISLAMABAD