Arising from the wet markets of Wuhan, China, the global outbreak of COVID-19 virus, commonly called ‘Corona’ virus, started in the early days of January, 2020. COVID-19 or Novel Coronavirus is one of the strains of a group of viruses called SARS-viruses. SARS is abbreviation for Sever Acute Respiratory Syndrome.
With more than 4 lakh deaths worldwide, Coronavirus is one of the worst nightmares of the 21st century.
In India alone, the death toll has risen to around 9.5 thousands, and counting. Coronavirus or COVID-19 is a contagious disease and spreads from person to person very fast and easily.
At present, the number of infected patients in India has increased to more than 3 lakh. Combining the financial losses during the lockdown, which is still partially active, with the preventive measures and treatment etc, the Indian economy has already lost Hundreds of lakh crore rupees. More than 14 crore people have lost their jobs in India.
In a country like India, where a major part of the population in underprivileged, in terms of income and living standard, more and more people are, not just at the risk of getting infected, but will also be forced to live on their saved money in their accounts.
How Corona was born?
The ‘Novel Coronavirus’ or COVID-19 is caused by SARS-CoV-2 – ‘severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus-2’.
According to some news reports, this virus was first discovered in Wuhan district of China, in the December of 2019.
Sources say, that the the lab where the COVID-19 was first discovered was testing the SARS virus on Bats. Usually, due to their high demand as food source in the Republic of China, the bats were sold by the lab in the local wet markets, where these bats were sold along with other seafoods, and fishes, etc.
There are also conspiracy theories suggesting that this was an intentional release of the Coronavirus in the world, to t best as a bioweapon, the evidences are almost none. This is not a new incidence of Coronavirus outbreak in the world. On November 16, 2002, SARS-CoV-1, caused an outbreak, arising from Foshan, Guangdong, China which was active till May 2004. Coronaviruses were first discovered in chickens in 1930 as an infection of birds, which affected their upper. Respiratory tracts and in Pigs and cows, caused diarrhea.
Human Coronaviruses were discovered in 1960, in the British Medical Research Council, by E.C. Kendall, Malcom Byone, and David Tyrrell, working in the Common Cold Unit of the Counsil.
Coronaviruses come in the category of RNA Viruses affecting birds and mammals.
The genetic material of the virus is enclosed in a capsid, which is a protective covering around the virus. On the virus surface there are Golf-club like appendages , which under electron microscopic observation, appears like the solar-aura during a total solar eclipse. This is how its name is derived.
Transmission and Pathophysiology:
Coronaviruses are thought to be zoonotic in origin, meaning the infection can jump from animals to the humans.
Among humans, the infection is most likely to get spread from cough droplets, direct or indirect mucosal contact with the infected person, as well as from a residing virus on non-living surfaces.
Handshakes, close contact, sexual contact with infected person and touching infected surfaces can transmit. The virus from one person to another.
Signs AND Symptoms:
- Dry coughing
- Shortness of breath
- Chest tightness
- Heart palpitations
- Nausea and vomiting
- Sputum production,and Muscle and joint pain.
- Incubation period of the virus can vary from 5-6 days to 14 days, and less than 5 days in some cases.
Prevention AND Cure:
There is no known cure for COVID-19. Speculations keep arising from different parts of the world about a possible breakthrough, but in actual only preventive measures have been useful in controlling the spread of the disease.
The disease is not fatal in all cases. Only, the people with weak immunity, like elders, or critical patients, it leads to hazardous consequences and death. People with optimum to good immunity, generally recover within a few days of preventive-treatment and quarantine, or self-isolation.
Latest Trends in and Role Of Homeopathy in Controlling Corona (COVID-19):
In recent years, many diseases, considered incurable has found a cure/control in Homeopathy works with it’s foundation principal that, “Like cures Like”.
In homeopathy, the root of the disease is targeted. Any patient visiting a good Homeopath, will be asked a few questions, related to his or her lifestyle, medical history, family history of any possible disease, food habits, allergy etc.
Homeopathic medicines are derived from natural sources, and are free from hazardous chemical side effects. The medicines usually mimic the symptoms, to the slightest, to activate the body’s immune system to fight against that disease. In most of the cases, the recurrence, or rebound manifestation of disease in a patient after being recovered is very rare, when covid-19 treated with Homeopathic medicines.
The usual symptoms of COVID-19 being fever, coughing, respiratory problems, etc, Homeopathy is able to cure all the symptoms effectively. Moreover, as earlier mentioned, that the medicines in Homeopathy works at the root of the disease, specific Homeopathic medicines are also given to the patients which are effective antivirals.
Homeopathy has been long misconceived as being only an alternative system of medicine. But, this is not true at all. Different medical societies, and even governments of some of the wealthiest nations, have accepted Homeopathy among the mainstream medicine, finding its benefits, which are backed by various successful clinical trials.
Like other diseases, there is also a complete solution for relief from Corona virus symptoms.
It is always advisable, and a must to follow all the social distancing instructions and hygiene, like washing hands with soap thoroughly, avoid handshakes and close contacts with anyone, social distancing etc. Consulting with a good Homeopath can save you from suffering. In Chandigarh area, Dr. Vikas Singhal is practicing Homeopathy for more than 15 years, and is. renown personality in the medical community in India and worldwide.
If you too are tested positive for Corona virus, and are afraid for any reason, don’t give up! There is always a solution in Homeopathy. Consult Dr. Singhal Homeo, Chandigarh on following numbers: 0172-4611747, Whatsapp at +91 7087462000.