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Monday, March 11, 2013
Egypt: Do not panic .. #Coronavirus weak ability to infection
Respiratory diseases are the most common cause of death for children in the third world and the most common cause of childhood illness in developed countries.
The respiratory viruses of the main causes of acute crises respiratory especially to people with asthma, where it can cause shortness of bronchial by destroying the cells lining the respiratory system, and increased secretion of the cells lining the respiratory system of some chemicals that aggravate allergies, such as "histamine".
This was confirmed by Dr. Magdy Badran, a member of the Egyptian Society of Allergy and Immunology and a Fellow of the Institute of Childhood, Ain Shams University during the seminar delivered by Bait Aviation Club culture, pointing out that thedisease is a viral Corona acute respiratory viral diseases affecting humans of all ages.
Badran said that thenew Corona virus infects the respiratory system, but the ability of the virus to transfer from one person to another is very weak, and it is not spread, andwas named because it appears under the microscope in the form of a crown or halo.
As for the methods of infection, confirmed Badran be transmitted through contaminated droplets from the patient, and the patient's fluids and secretions that contaminate surfaces to Vttzll respiratory through the nose or mouth.
But do not panic, Cases registered HIV Koruna new since September 2012 to March 7, 2013 is 14 cases only in the world, because the transmissibility of the virus from one person to another very weak, explaining that he had no need to impose restrictions on travel, navigation, or pilgrimage.