How COVID-19 Affects the Body

by birtanpublished on August 5, 2020

Kovat 19 is the short name for the disease known as novel coronavirus disease 2019 coronaviruses are a large group of similar viruses some are known to infect humans such as SARS Co V and murders Co V the one that causes kovat 19 is called Tsarskoe v2 all corona

Viruses are named for the crown like spikes that cover their surface called spike or s proteins inside the virus genetic material called RNA is made up of genes genes carry the information to make more copies of the

Virus the virus can infect you if it enters your mouth nose or lungs inside your body the S protein of the virus locks to a receptor on the surface of one of your cells this can trigger the virus to

Enter the cell in a couple of ways it may cause the virus to fuse with the cell surface then release its genes into the cell or the cell may pull the virus inside by enclosing it in a sac once inside the virus confused to the

Sac and release its genes next the genes use a structure in your cell called a ribosome to make new copies of the virus the new virus has traveled to the surface of the cell there they leave to infect more cells in the meantime viral

S proteins left on the surface of the infected cell can cause it to fuse with nearby healthy cells forming a giant cell this may be another way for the virus to spread between cells people may be infected with kovat 19 for

Two to 14 days before symptoms appear the three main symptoms of kovat 19 are a fever cough and shortness of breath other symptoms may include tiredness body aches stuffy nose sore throat diarrhea and vomiting

Loss of appetite and loss of smell most people have a mild illness and can recover at home some people who have the virus may not get sick at all or may show no symptoms but if you have trouble breathing or any other symptoms that are

Severe call your doctor or the emergency room they will tell you what to do for most people who have the virus the risk for serious illness is thought to be low people 65 years and older may have a higher risk for serious illness and

People of any age may be at high risk if they have underlying conditions such as chronic lung disease or asthma serious heart conditions diabetes severe obesity chronic kidney disease and liver disease high-risk groups also include people

With a weakened immune system including those on certain medications such as corticosteroids people in cancer treatment and those with HIV or AIDS even if you aren't in a high-risk group it's important to practice social

Distancing which means keeping at least two meters or six feet between you and other people this helps prevent infections and serious illness in others as well as yourself

For up to date information about kovat 19 and other ways to prevent its spread visit the CDC website at cdcgov slash coronavirus slash 2019 – n CoV

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