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  2. A Pandemic is an epidemic that has spread throughout an entire area, such as a country, continent , or throughout the world. A widespread epidemic is called Pandemic. WHAT IS PANDEMIC?
  3. When the regional or local infection affects more people and area it becomes Pandemic. Infection travel rate grows exponentially. Pandemic crosses the borders and affects larger population. WHEN DOES EPIDEMIC BECOMES PANDEMIC?
  4. EPIDEMIC Affects less area Affects less people It’s national level crisis PANDEMIC Affects more area Affects more people It’s international level crisis DIFFERENCE B/W EPIDEMIC AND PANDEMIC
  5. Parasitic organism Exists amorphously Without cell membrane Cannot replicate without host cell WHAT IS VIRUS?
  6.  When the body acquires a virus, a few things may happen.  If the immune system is stronger than the virus, the body may be able to kill the virus, leaving the person who had the virus none the wiser.  If the immune system doesn’t kill the virus but is able to keep it at bay, stopping the person from feeling the symptoms associated with a viral infection, they may carry and transmit the virus, while not realizing that they have the virus in their body. WHAT IS VIRAL INFECTION?
  7.  If the immune system is not strong enough to kill the virus, the person may acquire a viral infection.  The symptoms of a viral infection depends on the virus itself CONTINUE……
  8.  SARS.  West Nile.  Measles  Ebola.  Polio.  Bird Flu WELL KNOWN VIRUSES
  9.  ‘rown’ like appearance  causes respiratory problems  related to one’s sinuses  throat  lungs and nose among other respiratory areas CORONA VIRUS
  10.  . 80%people who become sick with the coronavirus experience symptoms like most people would associate with the flu. Still, others remain asymptomatic.  At this time, the best of the best in the science and medical communities are joining forces to discover how to prevent viruses like COVID – 19 from reaching dangerous proportions. CORONA VIRUS
  11.  It can be tough to understand what is the coronavirus in humans, and how it’s different from other illnesses, such as the flu.  One of the key pieces of answering the question of what is coronavirus in humans is understanding the incubation period.  The incubation period of coronavirus is long – up to fourteen days. UNIQUENESS OF CORONA VIRUS
  12.  This means that coronavirus signs and symptoms may not show up for two weeks after a person has been exposed.  During incubation period, there are no signs and symptoms  This means that the person would be able to pass the virus along to others, even though they’re showing no symptoms of coronavirus. CONTINUE…
  13.  Luckily, most infants and children either carry the virus and don’t show coronavirus symptoms in humans, or get a mild case of the virus  Immunocompromised are mostly affected  Corona virus may affect infants and young children’s as well.  Children and babies are especially resilient to coronavirus symptoms CONTINUE….
  14.  Each of us has a personal responsibility to help prevent/limit the spread of COVID-19 (or any other dangerous virus/bacteria) to other members of the population, including family and friends.  Depending on where you may live, advised to stay home and avoid contact with others to survive this pandemic – especially large crowds. PREVENTION
  15.  This is a relatively new phenomenon, recently coined – social distancing.  The purpose of social distancing is to simply limit social contact as a means of preventing viruses – from spreading through social contact.  Social Distancing is defined as proactively choosing to remain a distance of at least 6 feet between you and another person.  The distance is important because that is the general reach of droplets from a cough or sneeze. SOCIAL DISTANCING
  16.  The elderly people(over 65 years of age )  the very young, the infirm, or those with compromised immune systems – remain ultra-cautious because while it is known how to avoid a virus, what causes coronavirus, the incubation period of coronavirus still remains unknown. INDIVIDUALS MOST VULNERABLE
  17.  COVID-19 is a virus that is easily spread as it can ‘live’ on ‘surfaces’ for extended periods of time – although, at this moment, it is not fully understood how long.  Wash your hands with warm water and soap for at least 20 seconds.  Wash your hands with 60% alcohol-based hand sanitizer.  Do not touch your nose, mouth, or your eyes.  Try to stay 2 meter apart from others. PRECAUTIONS REQUIRED TO OVOID THIS VIRUS
  18.  It is critical to wash your hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds until more is understood about how and what is coronavirus in humans ….  when returning home after being in a public place.  After coughing or sneezing.  When your hands are visibly dirty. CONTINUE…
  19.  Do not panic  Keep yourself healthy thorough physical activities nd boost your immune system  Ovoid visiting crowdy places  Keep your health record accesable on paper or online  Maintain a reguler sleep pattern  Stay fit stay positive WHAT TO DO IN PANDEMIC SITUTION?
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