Pandemic of coronavirus COVID-19 in the world and in Russia. Interactive distribution map.

Interactive map of the distribution of coronavirus

What is coronavirus?

A new type of coronavirus infection, COVID-19, is an infectious disease that first manifested itself at the end of 2019, caused by a new type of coronavirus that did not manifest itself before this period.

The impact of this new type of coronavirus on the human body leads to the development of a respiratory flu-like disease with symptoms that are more common with symptoms such as coughing, fever and, in more severe cases, pneumonia.

Symptoms of the coronavirus COVID-19

The most common symptoms of COVID ‑ 19 infection include:

  • increased body temperature;
  • fatigue and general weakness;
  • dry cough;
  • pain;
  • nasal congestion;
  • coryza;
  • pharyngitis;
  • diarrhea.

In most people (about 80%), the disease ends in recovery, with no specific therapeutic measures required. In about one in six cases of COVID-19, severe symptoms occur with the development of respiratory failure.

How to recover from COVID-19 coronavirus?

As follows from the data of the World Health Organization, today there are funds that can fight against coronavirus infection, however. At the same time, their effectiveness is in question.

"... A number of Western medicine, as well as traditional folk or home remedies can help to improve well-being and alleviate the symptoms of COVID-19, however, at present there is no evidence that could indicate that any of the available drugs allows you to prevent or treat this disease.WHO does not recommend self-medication with any medication, including antibiotics, to prevent or treat COVID-19 infection. However, clinical trials of a number of funds are conducted both western and traditional medicine. WHO will continue to publish updated information as the onset of clinical data ... "