There are coronaviruses all around us, but not many of them have the ability to make people sick. One coronavirus in particular is Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). This coronavirus was first discovered back in 2012 and since then there has been a lot of research on how it works and if we can treat or prevent it. MERS has already made more than 1,400 people sick, with 400 deaths – so far!
MERS coronavirus has been around for a while, but there are still many unanswered questions about it. The virus is thought to spread from camels and other animals like bats or goats. It may be getting into people through droplets in the air when an animal coughs or sneezes nearby. But we don’t know for sure.
There are still many unanswered questions about coronavirus MERS and how it spreads to make more people sick, but the CDC is doing research (scientific studies). They’re also putting together a team of experts who will be working in Saudi Arabia–the country where coronavirus MERS seems to have come from. The team will be looking for coronavirus MERS in the environment and animals to help find out how it spreads.
The CDC also has a coronavirus website with information about coronavirus, including what people can do to protect themselves from coronavirus-related diseases–like staying away from camels or not touching bats. To learn more, go to cdc.gov/coronavirus.
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Infection with coronavirus MERS first reported in 2012. The coronavirus is from the same family of viruses as those that cause SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome). There have been only a few cases identified so far, but more than half of people infected with coronavirus MERS die – and there’s no vaccine or treatment.
People who have coronavirus disease are likely to be elderly or chronically ill, and usually get it from direct contact with the coronavirus through droplets in their nose or mouth that cause a fever and pneumonia-like symptoms. To avoid getting coronavirus infection: stay away from camels (or don’t touch bats), wash your hands often, and cook raw camel or bat meat thoroughly.
The coronavirus is a respiratory virus that, in addition to causing the common cold, can lead to pneumonia and bronchitis. The coronavirus has been linked with SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), which was first reported in 2002. While coronaviruses typically infect animals such as cats or dogs, they also have the potential to infect humans.
There are two coronavirus groups: group A and group B. Group A coronaviruses mostly infect humans while Group B coronaviruses typically infect animals. The coronavirus can spread to other people in the following ways: by touching someone who has it, by breathing in droplets that come from a person’s mouth or nose, or by eating food that they touched.
This coronavirus can also spread through droplets released when people who have it cough or sneeze, as well as from touching surfaces an infected person may have touched and then touch their eyes, nose or mouth. It is possible to get the coronavirus if contaminated water gets in the mouth.
For coronavirus group A, the incubation period is about two to fourteen days while for coronavirus group B, the incubation period can be as long as a year.
The symptoms of coronavirus are: fever, cough and difficulty breathing. People may also experience vomiting or diarrhea. The infection usually lasts from one to three weeks.
It is possible for coronavirus to lead to a pneumonia and in rare cases can cause an infection of the heart lining or valves, which can sometimes be fatal.
The coronavirus cannot be passed from person-to-person unless they come into contact with blood, vomit, feces or other bodily fluids that carry the coronavirus.
The coronavirus is not an airborne illness, so it cannot be passed on through coughing or sneezing. It is only possible to get coronavirus if contaminated water gets in the mouth.
It is important to be cognizant of coronavirus. It can happen at any time and has the potential for causing a pandemic as it circulates easily among people, camels, bats and other animals.
It also does not spread from person-to-person unless they come into contact with blood, vomit, feces or other bodily fluids from a coronavirus infected individual.
The coronavirus can be transmitted by contaminated water, or through the nose if someone is in close contact with an infected person.
It also does not spread from person-to-person unless they come into contact with blood, vomit, feces or other bodily fluids from coronavirus infected individual.
The coronavirus is not as contagious as the common cold, but it can be deadly if a person’s immune system does not respond well to infection.
It usually takes between one and 12 days for coronavirus symptoms to develop after being infected with coronavirus, which include fever, coughing and shortness of breath.
Symptoms usually last up to about three weeks, but coronavirus can lead to pneumonia and fatal complications.
The coronaviruses are named after the coronation of King Faisal in Saudi Arabia in 1969 when they were first identified as a cause for human respiratory disease.
There is currently no vaccine or cure for coronavirus, but because there have been so few cases reported to date, it has not been given much attention.
Drink lots of liquids to combat the dryness caused by coronavirus and stay hydrated.
To relieve coughs, take a teaspoon of honey in water before bedtime or try lemon with salt boiled in water as an herbal tea three times a day. (Honey should not be given to children under one year old).
Rest as much as possible and avoid contact with people who have coronavirus.
What You Need to Know In the past few years, coronaviruses have been all over the news. One in particular has generated a lot of discussion-MERS. MERS was first discovered back in 2012 and since then there’s been a lot of research on how it works and if we can treat or prevent it. To date, more than 1,400 people have gotten sick from this virus with 400 deaths – so far! It’s important for you to know about what experts are saying about prevention methods available now as well as future treatment options that might be coming up soon. And don’t forget to check back here for any updates on new information related to coronav.