National ENQ Sources Confirm the Number of U.S. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Patients Has Reached 600, and 22 deaths Have Occured. Is it time to worry?
National ENQ sources suggest the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the U.S. is going to get worse before it gets any better. Should you start to be worried?
At the moment, there’s no need to panic. Out of a total of 600 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the us, 22 have been fatal, and 8 patients have already recovered. What does this mean exactly? Sources suggest the death rate of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States sits under 4% percent, and almost all of the deaths have occured in elderly people suffering from chronic diseases and/or a weakened immune system.
How do I protect myself?
The most surefire way to avoid catching the coronavirus (COVID-19) is to concentrate on hand hygiene and easy defensive measures. Frequent hand washing combined with limiting your time as much as possible outside, especially in public places, public transport, fast food restaurants or coffee shops, like Starbucks, McDonald’s or KFC.
How Is the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Spreading so Fast?
Thought to have originally come from a food market in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, the coronavirus (COVID-19) is spread through human contact, specifically droplets an infected person eliminates, that can remain suspended in the air or fall on surfaces, and then be transmitted to the mouth, nose or eyes, by inhaling them, or by touching these areas after touching a contaminated surface. As some people show very mild symptoms, it can often be confused with the common cold, and, as many people don’t pay attention to a small cough or sneeze, the virus can be spread with ease to many others.
How Does the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Compare to the Flu?
In people who’ve shown symptoms, the coronavirus (COVID-19) behaves in a very similar way compared to the common cold and the flu viruses – symptoms may include cough, fever, sore throat, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. In the United States, the flu (Influenza Type A & B) viruses, according to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) preliminary estimates, have caused over 16,000 deaths, and have left over 280,000 people hospitalized in the 2019-20 flu season.
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) infections sit at 600 in the United States, with 8 recovered patients and 22 deaths, it’s clear to see that the numbers are nowhere near the ones caused by the flu. Still, as the death rate for the coronavirus is estimated to be just under 4%, there is place for safety measures and precautions.
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