Common, Important Questions About The Corona Virus: Evidenced Based Answers!

Hello Moms and dads to be. I hope you are all doing just great! There is so much talk going on about the Corona virus, I thought I would answer some of your most burning questions. I hope none of you contracted the virus and if you did, I hope you got the necessary treatment you needed to get well. According to Scientific report: over 20.5 million years of life have been lost to COVID-19 globally.

1. Is it safe for pregnant women to get the vaccine?

According to iStock : Infants can only obtain COVID antibodies from their mothers until they can be immunized.
According to a study that identified no indication of placental harm in pregnant women who got 19 vaccinations, they may be safe during pregnancy.(

2. Does Covid -19 cause premature birth?

COVID-19-positive pregnant women were also more likely to deliver birth preterm. The findings also suggest that one in every four kids born to women with COVID-19 was admitted to a neonatal unit, however there is no information on the reasons of preterm births or the reason for neonatal unit admission among these newborns.

3.What are the most common symptoms with Cocid-19?

A dry cough, fatigue, and fever are the most prevalent COVID-19 symptoms. More severe forms of the disease, such as pneumonia, may develop in certain patients. A laboratory test is the best approach to determine if you have the virus that causes COVID-19 sickness.

4. What is the minimum distance to avoid getting the Corona virus?

By practicing physical distancing, you can be a hero and break the COVID-19 transmission cycle.

This means that we keep at least 1 meter between ourselves and avoid spending time in crowded settings or in groups.

5. Can the Corona virus spread through feces?

The risk of contracting COVID-19 via an infected person’s feces appears to be low.

The COVID-19 virus may cause intestinal infection and be found in feces, according to some data. Two studies found COVID-19 viral RNA fragments in the feces of COVID-19 patients, and around 210 percent of cases of confirmed COVID-19 disease manifested with diarrhoea (24) (5,6).

6. Are smokers likely to develop the Corona virus?

Tobacco use is a proven risk factor for a variety of respiratory infections, as well as a contributor to the severity of respiratory illnesses. According to a review of studies conducted by public health specialists gathered by WHO on April 29, 2020, smokers are more likely than non-smokers to acquire serious disease from COVID-19.

7. Can the Corona virus spread in a swimming pool?

Swimming in a well-kept, chlorinated pool is perfectly safe. However, all crowded settings, especially crowded swimming pools, should be avoided. Even in a swimming pool, keep a 1 meter distance from persons who sneeze or cough.

8. What foods should I avoid during the corona pandemic?

It is good to avoid red and fatty meats, butter and full-fat dairy products, palm oil, coconut oil, solid shortening, and lard should all be avoided. Trans fats should be avoided as much as possible. Check the ingredients on food labels to be sure partly hydrogenated oils aren’t listed. When in doubt, opt for minimally processed meals and ingredients. Get adequate fiber in your diet. Fibre is good for your digestive system and gives you a longer feeling of fullness, which helps you avoid overeating.

9.Can the Corona virus be transmitted through hot climates?

According to current information, the COVID-19 virus can be spread in ALL AREAS, including hot and humid climates. If you reside in, or travel to, an area reporting COVID-19, take precautions regardless of the weather. Cleaning your hands frequently is the greatest approach to protect yourself from COVID-19. By doing so, you can get rid of any viruses on your hands and avoid infection. By doing so, you may get rid of any viruses on your hands and prevent infection from spreading to your eyes, mouth, and nose.

10. Can the virus be detected in drinking water?

The COVID-19 virus has not been detected in drinking-water supplies, and based on current evidence, the risk to water supplies is low.

11. How severe is the Corona virus?

Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness.

12. Does UV light kill the Corona virus?

When exposed to UV radiation in sunlight, coronaviruses die swiftly. SARS-CoV-2, like other encapsulated viruses, thrives at room temperature or lower temperatures, as well as low relative humidity (less than 50%).

Bottom line

Data about the Coronavirus is increasing, but there is still remains a lot to know about it. We will continue to have many more questions about the Corona virus. We must continue to follow the protocols that are in place to protect us.

Published by Marilyn Smith

Hello. My name is Marilyn Smith. I am a Health Specialist with specialized skills in Clinical Practical Nursing, and Midwife of thirty six years. I am also a certified Lactation and Grief Specialist. I am well qualified to assist in meeting your breastfeeding needs. Breastfeeding is indeed the best for your baby. Congratulations on making such a wonderful decision. Consider this your home as we learn about the joys and pains of pregnancy & breastfeeding

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