Coronavirus Disease 2019 (also referred to as COVID-19, and/or Coronavirus) is a viral and very contagious upper respiratory disease, seeming to affect the lungs and the upper respiratory system.
Currently, a national State of Emergency has been declared in response to the pandemic, and a Stay-at-Home Recommendation from the Holy Emperor has been issued. The best way to prevent against COVID-19 is to STAY HOME, social distancing, wearing a mask/face covering, and maintaining personal hygiene.
What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)? - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a disease that was identified in late 2019 and was declared a pandemic on March 11
How does it spread? - Coronaviruses, like COVID-19 are generally spread through droplets in the air whenever we cough or sneeze, through close personal contact, or through touching areas of your face. This is why it is imperative to practice social distancing of up to 6 feet, cover your cough and sneeze with a flexed elbow, and avoid shaking hands, high fives, or any close personal contact, and be sure to wash your hands for 20 seconds.
What do I do if I am infected? - To stop the spread of COVID-19, if you have been tested positive for, or suspect in any capacity that you may be exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, you should stay home as much as possible
Is there a vaccine or cure? - Unfortunately at this time, there is no known cure or vaccine to defend against the COVID-19. Many researchers, and medical labs are working hard to develop a vaccine.
What are the symptoms of COVID-19? -
Symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to the flu. They are:
Shortness of breath
COVID-19 typically causes mild to moderate respiratory illness. Most people with COVID-19 have mild symptoms that do not require hospitalization, although there have been reports of severe illness with a small percentage resulting in death. Respiratory symptoms alone are not an indicator for COVID-19.
The best way to prepare and prevent spread of the COVID-19 is to stay updated and informed from reliable sources. Here are some reliable sources endorsed by the Cavlanian Ministry of Public Safety: