I saw this today and felt I should post it. The transportation industry is all over, back and forth across our amazing country let’s do our part in keeping ourselves as well as others safe by using good health hygiene.
FEB 10, 2020
What is a Coronavirus?
Coronaviruses were first identified in the 1960s and they
get their name from their crown-like shape. In fact, the common cold is a
coronavirus. They generally cause upper airway infections, with symptoms like runny
nose, sore throat, coughing, and sometimes fever. Occasionally, such as with
MERS and SARS, they migrate to the lower airways and can cause pneumonia. As you
are aware, pneumonia is very dangerous.
What is a Novel Coronavirus?
It just means it’s a new coronavirus and the one causing all the panic is currently known as 2019-nCoV, but it doesn’t have an official name yet.
Currently there is no vaccine and since it is a virus antibiotics are ineffective. There have been no guidelines released for antivirals. Therefore, the treatment is the same as for the common cold: