By the end of Dec 2019, a kind of coronavirus has attacked Wuhan, this central city of China, and soon Chinese authorities identified the new coronavirus which was called 2019-nCoV. The cases infected by 2019-nCoV has begun to grow up since Jan 20, 2020, and Chinese people fall into fear and anxiety. But under the timely anti-epidemic measures taken by Chinese government, we believe the epidemic situation will develop towards the good way step by step. Also according to the speech given by the world health organization, this epidemic situation doesn’t constitute international public health emergency thing and all parties shall have confidence in Chinese community that they can overcome this epidemic situation.
Next, what we must know is the key of this epidemic situation, Coronavirus.
Coronavirus exists in many animals, such as bats and camel. Also Coronavirus rarely infected human. Until now, scientists have identified seven different human coronavirus which will infect people and make them sick. In which MERS-CoV and SARS-CoV are known widely, and now we shall keep 2019-nCoV in mind as well.
Recently, world top medical journals The Lancet has published a color picture of 2019-nCoV.
Picture Source: The Lancet
At the same time, The Lancet stressed that the research on 2019-nCoV is still in a preliminary stage. The information is incomplete, and also there are many unknown things so far.
For general public, how should we do in this epidemic situation. Below prevention and treatment tips are what we shall always remember.
◎Wear a mask in public place,disposable surgical mask or N95 facial mask.
◎Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
◎Don’t touch your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
◎Maintain good indoor ventilation.
◎Cook meat or egg thoroughly.
◎Use 75% medicinal alcohol to clean the floor and scrub touched things.
◎Don’t contact with the people who are sick.
◎Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
Virus is ruthless, but there is love in the world. Under the support of people all around the world, we believe China will overcome this epidemic situation. Let us make an appointment in Wuhan to eat hot dry noodles and watch sakura in the next year
Fighting Wuhan, fighting China!
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