The great epidemic of pneumonia by means of the coronavirus of the year 2019 and 2020 this disease was denominated as COVID-19. It was caused by the 2019 virus.
This began to be known in December 2019 in the city of Wuhan in central China, is where the first case of coronavirus was obtained. This was reported to a group of people who presented pneumonia with an unknown cause.
It 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.
History of SARS-Cov-2
The Chinese authorities, after seeing the rapid passage of this virus, began to take action, isolating people who presented these symptoms (SARS-Cov-2).
This has a great similarity of 70% between the genetic sequence of the SARSCo-V, this is another type of coronavirus that was the main cause of the epidemic of the acute respiratory syndrome in the year 2002.
As of February 22, 2020, the number of this epidemic has grown to 77,900 confirmed infections and 2360 deaths to date.
Patients with these symptoms continue to appear daily. It is not yet known if this virus has been circulating before, but it is clear that this year there has been a greater number of people affected by these symptoms.
To date no effective treatment or cure has been found for this virus, as it appeared only recently and therefore different studies have been conducted to try to find an immediate cure for this virus.
Different countries are in the search, since in several parts of the world several cases have been presented, taking different measures so that it does not manage to spread more than it has.
Main symptoms that can present the coronavirus
The main symptoms that this virus can present are fever, cough and breathing difficulties. Which by many specialists has been described as a common cold, there have been various preventions put in place by the WHO. Recommending regular hand washing, not having contact with local phones including avoiding touching the railings of the buses, keep your mouth and nose covered when coughing or sneezing, and avoid contact with people who are in a situation of respiratory disease.
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 who were there presenting 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.