What can I do to protect myself and prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19)? 1

What can I do to protect myself and prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Protection measures for all Be aware of the latest information about the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through the national and local public health agency. COVID-19 has been seen in many countries around the world and in several outbreaks. The authorities in China and some other countries have succeeded in slowing or …

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Coronavirus: UK health minister tests positive for coronavirus 2

Coronavirus: UK health minister tests positive for coronavirus

Health Minister and Conservative Representative Nadine Doris says she is infected with the Coronavirus. Mrs. Doris, the first female representative to take a positive test, said she took all recommended precautions after her discovery, and was isolated from herself at home. It comes at a time when a sixth person died of the virus in …

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Thing's you didn't know about coronavirus 3

Thing’s you didn’t know about coronavirus

Researchers have found the shocking similarities between Wuhan Coronavirus and HIV and Ebola. These mutations indicate that the virus is manmade. The new Coronavirus is similar to HIV and Ebola, according to Chinese researchers. This research is based on earlier speculation that the Coronavirus may have escaped from a research laboratory in Wuhan. When does …

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Coronavirus symptoms

SymptomCommon human coronavirusesCommon human coronaviruses, including types 229E, NL63, OC43 and HKU1, generally cause mild to moderate diseases in the upper respiratory tract, such as the common cold. Most people become infected with these viruses at some time in their lives. These diseases usually only last a short time. Symptoms may include. runny noseheadachecoughsore throatfevera …

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What is Pharmacognosy

·        Pharmacognosy is a science which deals with the study of crude medicine (or unprepared form) in substances obtained originally from natural sources mainly plant, animal and minerals  ·         The word Pharmacognosy is derived from the Greek words §  “Pharmakon”, meaning a drug or medicine and §  “gignosco” meaning to acquire a knowledge of ·         It …

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What is Acute Sinusitis?

Sinusitis is an inflammation and/or infection of the paranasal sinuses, or membrane-lined air spaces, around the nose. The term rhinosinusitis is used by some specialists because sinusitis typically also involves the nasal mucosa. Even though the majority of these infections are viral in origin, antibiotics are prescribed frequently. It is thus important to differentiate between …

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Pharmacological Treatment of Pharyngitis

The goals of treatment for pharyngitis are to; ·         Improve clinical signs and symptoms, ·         minimize adverse drug reactions, ·         prevent transmission to close contacts, and ·         prevent acute rheumatic fever and suppurative complications, such as peritonsillar abscess, cervical lymphadenitis, and mastoiditis Monitoring of  Pharyngitis Therapy ·         Most pharyngitis cases are self-limited; however, antibiotics hasten resolution …

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Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis of Pharyngitis

General ·         A sore throat of sudden onset that is mostly self-limited ·         Fever and constitutional symptoms resolving in about 3 to 5 days ·         Clinical signs and symptoms are similar for viral causes and nonstreptococcal bacterial causes Signs and Symptoms ·         Sore throat ·         Pain on swallowing ·         Fever ·         Headache, nausea, vomiting, and …

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Pathophysiology of Pharyngitis

·         The mechanism by which GAS causes pharyngitis is not well defined ·         Asymptomatic pharyngeal carriers of the organism may have an alteration in host immunity (e.g., a breach in the pharyngeal mucosa) and the bacteria of the oropharynx, allowing colonization to become an infection ·         Pathogenic factors associated with the organism itself may also …

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What is Pharyngitis?

·         Pharyngitis is an acute infection of the oropharynx or nasopharynx. ·         It is caused by virus and bacteria ·         Viruses cause the majority of acute pharyngitis cases o   Specific etiologies include rhinovirus, coronavirus, adenovirus, herpes simplex virus, influenza virus, parainfluenza virus, and Epstein-Barr virus ·         Group A β –hemolytic streptococci (GAS; also known as …

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