CoronaVirus Definition and Symptomology

CoronaVirus (COVID-19) are a large family of viruses that cause a wide range of illness from the common cold to more severe diseases like MERS and SARS.


1- Transmission can occur from asymptomatic individuals or during the incubation period to others.

2- First declared as Epidemic and then Pandemic by WHO.

3- Transmission is confirmed from animal-to-human and human-to-human. The human-to-animal (2 cases in Hong Kong) are reported and under detailed investigation.

4- No vaccination available. Few medicines are recognized for symptomatic treatment.

5- This is confirmed as Pandemic which started from China then other major outbreak recorded in Iran and Italy.


About Faisal Javed Mir

Faisal Javed Mir is Occupational Health and Safety Professional, having 15+ years of profound experience in training and consultancy. He has knowledge, skills, experience, tools, proven history and confidence to deliver what is required by the valued clients. He is teaching First Aid since 2006 and certified by MEDIC First Aid International of United States for many first aid certification programs. He is the only Instructor-Trainer by MEDIC First Aid and American Health and Safety Institute (ASHI) in Pakistan.
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