The great epidemic of pneumonia by means of the coronavirus of the year 2019 and 2020 this disease was denominated like COVID-19, being caused by virus 2019, this began to be known in December of year 2019 in the city of Wuhan in central China, is there where the first case of coronavirus was obtained, This was reported to a group of people who presented pneumonia with an unknown cause, was linked mainly by workers at the wholesale seafood market in southern China in the city of Wuhan, which there handles the sale of exotic animals among other products.
The Chinese authorities, after seeing the rapid passage of this virus, began to take action on the matter, isolating people who presented these symptoms (SARS-Cov-2). This has a great similarity of 70% between the genetic sequence of SARSCo-V, this is another type of coronavirus that was the main cause of the epidemic of acute respiratory syndrome in 2002.
As of February 22, 2020, the number of this epidemic has grown with a confirmed number of 77,900 infected and on the other hand this has obtained a number of 2360 deaths to date, daily patients continue to appear with these symptoms, it is not yet known if this virus was circulating before, but it is clear that this year has obtained a greater number of people affected with these symptoms.
So far no treatment or effective cure has been achieved for this virus, as it appeared recently and therefore have been determined to make different studies to try to get the immediate cure for this virus, different countries are in the search, as in various parts of the world has been presented several cases, taking different measures to not achieve more than it has spread.
The main symptoms that this virus can present are the fever, the cough and the respiratory difficulty, which by many specialists has been described like a common cold, have existed diverse preventions put by the WHO, recommending the washing of the hands regularly, not to have contact with local telephones even avoiding to touch the railings of the buses, to maintain covered the mouth and the nose when coughing or sneezing, and to avoid the contact with people who are in situation of respiratory diseases.
The main origin was where the first case was reported on December 31, 2019, after it presented the first symptoms, which appeared three weeks before December 31, on December 8, 2019, in the market where it was mainly suspected the origin of the outbreak was totally closed on January 1, 2020, closing completely to avoid any kind of rest, and the people there who presented these symptoms were isolated and put in total quarantine, more than 700 people, this list includes more than 400 people who worked there who had contact with the different suspected cases.