In late 2019, A new virus originates from China and takes the whole world by storm. Everyone is caught in surprise due to the rapid spread of the virus. One of the newer strains of decades-old coronaviruses is officially named Sars-Co-2. It is a respiratory disease, which attacks your lungs and makes breathing difficult for you.
Although coronaviruses are not new, this particular strain is unknown to humans. This is why there is a lack of information on COVID-19. Therefore, medical practitioners were unable to prepare for the emergency, thus it became a global pandemic.
In this write-up, we will write about as to what is the cause of coronavirus. We will also list down facts related to coronavirus.
What is the cause of Coronavirus?
When the first case was discovered in 1965, the scientists named it after its biological appearance. The body of coronavirus consists of proteins, and there are spikes like extensions on the body, which look like a crown. Therefore, the scientists named it coronavirus as corona in Latin means crown.
Moving back to the point, there is no particular cause of COVID-19 identified as of yet. However, this virus is found in bats. This is the reason why China was accused of spreading the virus.
Everyone is aware that the virus originated from Wuhan, China. It is a fact that Wet markets are very popular in China. A wide variety of animal species is available in wet markets. However, soon it was found that when people got infected in China, there were no bats sold in Wuhan’s wet market.
Other than this, there were many other conspiracy theories related to the outbreak of deadly Sars-Cov-2.
A few conspiracy theories suggest that China wanted to become a world power, which is why the country intentionally exported virus-infected products. Another theory suggests that Bill Gates wanted to fit microchips in humans.
As far as the actual cause of the COVID-19 spread is concerned, there is no evidence as of yet. Research is still going on, and soon we will be updated. Until then, we must keep our loved ones and ourselves safe from the virus.
To take proper precautionary measures, we must have thorough knowledge about the virus.
We are listing down some basic facts that will help you better analyze the situation.
10 COVID-19 Facts
Fact #1: Coronavirus can live on surfaces for many days.
Fact #2: Even though you have not contracted the virus, you can still spread the virus.
Fact #3: You may have been an asymptomatic COVID-19 positive, and you don’t know it yet.
Fact #4: A chronic digestive problem may be a symptom of COVID-19 infection. Other symptoms include dry cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, etc.
Fact #5: If you had tested positive for COVID-19, and have recovered from the illness, it doesn’t mean that you cannot be infected again.
Fact #6: Protect babies and elder individuals because coronavirus can be fatal for them.
Fact #7: If you can’t smell or taste anything, then get the COVID-19 test done immediately because it is one of the main symptoms of COVID-19.
Fact #8: According to a Chinese study if you have blood type A, take extra precaution because your blood type is more vulnerable to catch the virus.
Fact #9: You may face hemoglobin loss if you test positive for COVID-19 because it reduces the count of red blood cells from your body.
Fact #10: First targeted treatment for Sar-Cov-2 is approved by the FDA.