What is CoronaVirus?
Coronavirus is another virus that infects the respiratory tract of humans. In addition, it also affects dogs, rats, pigs, horses, cattle and cats. Most of them are not dangerous. It can also cause severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).
Human Coronaviruses were first recognized in the 1960s. The name of the virus was coined on the crown-like projections on their surfaces. Corona is basically a Latin word that stands for crown or halo.
Where did it originate?
The origin of Coronavirus is in animals including bats and camels. Generally, they are not able to pass into humans. Occasionally, a Coronavirus mutates and transfer from animal to humans and then human to human.
- Alpha Coronavirus 229E (HCoV-229E)
- Beta Coronavirus OC43 (HCoV-OC43)
- SARS-CoV (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)
- Alpha coronavirus NL63 (HCoV-NL63, New Haven coronavirus)
- Beta coronavirus HKU1
- Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), previously known as novel coronavirus 2012 and HCoV-EMC.
- Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), also known as Wuhan pneumonia or Wuhan coronavirus. Here Novel stands for newly discovered or newly originated.
Novel Coronavirus is the newly discovered virus which is also known as Wuhan Coronavirus. It is also known as 2019-nCoV. The outbreak of this virus was identified and reported in Wuhan, China. On 31st December 2019, the first case of this virus was identified and WHO (World Health Organization) labeled it as 2019-nCoV.
Within no time, the virus has reached Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Tokyo, Shanghai, Vietnam, Singapore and Washington USA. There are 4000 infected people and almost 40 of them died. The mortality rate estimation is not possible due to the rise of infected people count. There are also a couple of cases reported in Pakistan too.
The mild symptoms of this virus are cold and flu. The rest of the symptoms are:
- A runny nose
- Sore throat
- Difficulty in breathing
- Low White blood cells count
In severe cases it can result in:
- SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)
- Kidney failure
Transmission of Coronavirus
It is a highly contagious virus and it can be spread:
- If the infected person cough or sneeze without covering his/her mouth
- Shaking or touching the hands of virus affectees
- Making contact with a surface that contains virus and then touch your eyes, nose or mouth
Homeopathy and Viral Infections
Viruses can affect any human being and homeopathic medicines have the ability to strengthen the immune system to get rid of the viral infections. Coronavirus can become lethal if not treated properly. It can cause weakness and can also lead to even death.
Homeopathic treatment for Coronavirus depends on individual symptoms. After the complete evaluation of symptoms, homeopathic remedies to cure Coronavirus can be prescribed.
The suggestive homeopathic remedies for Coronavirus are Influenzinum, Aconite, Hepar Sulph, Antimonium Tart, Blatta, Justicia, Eupatorium Perf, Rhus Tox, Belladonna, Gelsemium, Bryonia, Tuberculinum and Arsenicum Album.
- Wear face masks (in public areas and especially around those who are sneezing or coughing)
- Wash your hands often using soap and water
- Avoid close contact with sick people (patients)
- Do not touch your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
- Stay home when you are sick
- Cover your sneeze or cough using a tissue
- Disinfect and clean frequently touched surfaces and objects
- Avoid contact with live animals and surfaces in contact with animals
- If you are suffering from fever, cough or difficulty in breathing immediately consult a doctor
I had accomplished D. H. M. S in 2008, I have been into practice (in Rawalpindi & Islamabad) for 11 years. During my practice, I have been treating acute as well as chronic disorders. I had also completed MHS (Masters of Human Sexuality) in 2014 from SAIHS. Dengue fever, Developmental Delay, Dengue Fever and Paralysis attract my attention, therefore, I love to solve these cases.
Apart from Homeopathy, I am M.A in English Literature from Punjab University. I have been teaching English at Post Graduate National College Rawalpindi for 5 years. So I am holding two noble professions. I have written more than 6000 articles on different subjects. To be more specific I have authored different websites as well.