What are Coronaviruses?
Coronaviruses are a large group of viruses that are common among animals. In rare cases, they are what scientists call zoonotic, meaning they can be transmitted from animals to humans, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a dangerous diseases with incubation period between 4-6 days. It is fatal especially for those with weakened immune system, the elderly and the very young. It could also result in Pneumonia and bronchitis.
How it spread
Signs and Symptoms
What does self-quarantine mean?
This is a transparent self-restriction of persons’ activities when they are not ill with COVID-19 for the purpose of protecting unexposed members of the community from contracting the disease should any at risk person become sick. It also facilitates early detection of the disease for rapid implementation of response measures. It therefore helps to prevent the spread of the disease to close friends, relatives and community members.