Beware of New Symptoms of Corona Virus: Often Tingling Hands and Feet

Beware of New Symptoms of Corona Virus: Often Tingling Hands and Feet


Although there have been easing of territories in several countries due to the corona virus case which continues to go down even though it is not over, in fact this virus still shows increasing symptoms.

Everyone is still advised to maintain social distance and wear masks when traveling. Because, many people are infected with the corona Covid-19 virus without symptoms, but can still transmit the disease to others.

The common symptoms of the Covid-19 corona virus are persistent cough and high fever. But, many people experience different symptoms of the Covid-19 corona virus.

For example, some Covid-19 corona virus patients experience symptoms that affect brain function.

According to Havard Health, one specific neurological symptom is tingling or numbness in the hands and feet.

Meanwhile, researchers at JAMA Neurology, said confusion and delirium also included Covid-19 corona virus infection when it affected neurological function.

According to the National Health Institute, when someone recognizes or experiences a symptom of the Covid-19 corona virus, it's good to isolate themselves.

That is, a person is prohibited from traveling and locking himself from others to prevent transmission of the Covid-19 corona virus. Similarly, people who live under one roof, then need to isolate themselves.

"Anyone who lives together and anyone in the environment must also undergo a test if they experience symptoms of the corona virus," NHS was quoted as saying by Express.

We need to contact an emergency medical team if the symptoms of the Covid-19 corona virus continue to worsen. Because, the criteria that show symptoms worsen, that is we feel more breathless, the symptoms are getting more and can not be overcome alone at home.

Don't forget to say all symptoms experienced when asked by medical experts. Also make sure your symptoms get worse as time goes by.

However, we don't need to go to the hospital if the symptoms of the Covid-19 corona virus are mild and can be treated alone with home treatment or isolate independently.
Alert! WHO warns the circulation of counterfeit Corona Virus drugs!

Alert! WHO warns the circulation of counterfeit Corona Virus drugs!

The positive case of Corona virus has now touched numbers 1.7 million more. It's a lie that society doesn't feel panic about it. Unfortunately, amidst the distress of the world, there are some who instead utilize this condition by selling a fake corona virus remedy!

Until now, there is no definite cure to kill the SARS-CoV-2 virus. All medications are administered only to suppress symptoms, while the efficacy of blood plasma therapy is being researched further.

Reported from Detik.com, one of the experts of the World Health Agency (WHO), Pernette Bourdillon Esteve, explained that the value of counterfeit medicines in countries with middle income (developing countries) can reach 470 trillion rupiah!

This is all happening because of the increasing panic of society, so it is easy to believe that the medicines can cure Corona virus patients.

Please note, the counterfeit medicines referred to by the WHO are contaminated drugs, different active substances, and also drugs that have expired.

New research, Corona Virus found in positive patient sperm

New research, Corona Virus found in positive patient sperm

New research, Corona Virus found in positive patient sperm
Again the latest research around corona viruses shows surprising results. Apparently, this virus is found in the sperm of a positive man infected with COVID-19. Although it is small, it opens up a chance that corona viruses can be transmitted through sexual intercourse.

Quoted from LiveScience, this research found doctors at Shangqiu Municipal Hospital, China.

The researchers conducted a test of 38 men treated with corona virus infections. As a result, 6 of them have sperm with corona viruses.

Nevertheless, the research published in the journal JAMA Network Open is not yet certain its truth because only a handful of people are new in the test.

Advanced research is required to prove that sex relations may be instrumental in the spread of the COVID-19.

"This is indeed an interesting finding. But there should still be further confirmation of whether Corona viruses could actually stay in the male sperm or not, "said Dr Stanley Perlman, Professor Of Microbiology, immunology, and paediatrics at the University Of Iowa, who was not involved in the study.
WHO continues its support to Fiji’s response to COVID-19

WHO continues its support to Fiji’s response to COVID-19

WHO handing over laboratory equipment for COVID-19 testing to Fiji Centre for Disease Control
Working with the Ministry of Health and Medical Services, WHO has so far delivered over 32000 items of personal protective equipment (PPE) and over USD $100,000 worth of PCR (laboratory)  testing supplies to support its COVID-19 response. WHO has also embedded a full-time staff working with the Emergency Operations Centre to provide technical support.

On Sunday, the Fijian Ministry of Health and Medical Services of Fiji received a boost in its testing capabilities following a handover of further testing supplies and testing kits by the World Health Organization (WHO).

WHO Representative to Fiji and the South Pacific, Director of the Division of Pacific Technical Support, Dr. Corinne Capuano handed over the kits to the Fijian Minister for Health and Medical Services, Dr. Ifereimi Waqainabete at the Fiji Centre for Disease Control laboratory in Tamavua.
Lao health system continues to offer immunization services despite COVID-19 pandemic

Lao health system continues to offer immunization services despite COVID-19 pandemic

Despite the arrival of COVID-19 in Lao PDR last month, the health system here is continuing to provide essential health services – and in particular immunization. This message was endorsed by the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization to mark the start of World Immunization Week (WIW).

Dr Panome Sayamoungkhoun, Acting Director of Mother and Child Health Center, the Ministry of Health, stated “Every infant and every child in Lao PDR has the right to a healthy start to life that vaccines bring. Even though COVID-19 has arrived in our country, diseases such as measles, pertussis, diptheria and many other vaccine preventable diseases have not gone away. These disease can still damage or even kill our children unless we vaccinate them.”
Baby in Tegal Kena Corona, new dad and uncle coming from Bekasi-Tangerang-Indonesia

Baby in Tegal Kena Corona, new dad and uncle coming from Bekasi-Tangerang-Indonesia

The 9-month-old infant in Tegal Regency-Indonesia was deemed positively infected with the Corona virus or COVID-19. These baby Swab patients test results out on Saturday (18/4) night.

 "Even then the status is ODP, the patient still we take the swabs and new overnight results came out with positive indications. Therefore, this toddler we took another Shuttle from his house,  "said spokesman Task Force acceleration Handling COVID-19 Tegal District Dr Joko Wantoro to reporters, Sunday (19/4/2020).
Joko reveals that the baby lives in Kertaharja village, Pagerbarang Sub District, Tegal Regency. Previously, said Joko, the baby is a patient of RSUD Dr Soeselo Slawi with the status of people in Monitoring (ODP) Corona virus.

These patients were first treated in hospitalization on Monday, (6/4) then with fever complaints, cough, colds, and diarrhea. During the treatment week, patients were repatrised on Monday (13/4) due to improved conditions.

It is suspected that this virus transmission occurs by transmitting from nearby people. The results of the tracking of medical team in the health office of Tegal District mentioned that there are two people who can be contacted in one new house that comes from Bekasi and Tangerang, namely the father of toddlers and uncle.

 "Already done tracking by the medical team. There are two contact persons in one house, uncle of a toddler father. These two people just came from Bekasi and Tangerang, "he explained.

 "Secondly we set as an unsymptomatic person (OTG) and independently isolated in his home by applying physical distancing, wearing masks and a number of other health protocols, " Jelas Joko.

It is currently awaiting good fast test results. Independent isolation does not only apply to the father and uncle of infants but also all other family members living in the house.

 "If (Quick Test Aya and Uncle Baby results) Positive, then we will continue with the Swab test to prove that this local transmission has actually happened, " he concluded.
Coronavirus: 10 reasons why you don't have to panic

Coronavirus: 10 reasons why you don't have to panic

Regardless of whether we consider a new coronavirus as a pandemic or not, it is a serious issue. In less than two months, this plague has spread to various continents.

Pandemic means continuous and consistent transmission of the disease simultaneously in more than three different geographical areas. Pandemic does not mean how deadly a virus is but more to the distribution and its geographical additions.

What we definitely get is the pandemic of fear. Media from around the world are fixed on coronavirus. There has been deep thinking and mass planning for the worst scenarios. And of course, the impact is propagating from the global healthcare world into politics and business.

But it is certainly true that we should not panic. It would be wrong to say that there is good news coming from COVID-19, but there are reasons to be optimistic because there may be a way to ward off and defeat this virus. And the lessons can be used for the future.

1. We already know the illness

The first cases for AIDS occurred in June 1981 and it took more than two years to know the virus (HIV) that caused the disease. For the COVID-19, severe cases of pneumonia were reported in China on 31 December 2019 and on 7 January 2020 the virus had been successfully identified. The viral genome is already available on the tenth day.

We already know that there is a new coronavirus coming from the 2B group, from the same viral family as the SARS that we named SARS-CoV-2. The disease is called COVID-19. Previously thought to be associated with coronavirus coming from bats, but genetic analysis has confirmed that there is a new natural proposal (between late November and early December) and that, although the viruses live by mutating, their levels of mutability will likely not be too high.

2. We know how to detect the virus

Since January 13, a test to detect the virus has been available.

3. The situation has improved in China

Strong control and isolation actions from China are already fruitful. For the next few weeks, the number of cases diagnosed every day decreases. A very detailed advanced epidemiology is being implemented in other countries; Plague spread is very specific in some areas, which makes it easier to control.

4.80% Case Lightweight

The disease does not cause symptoms or in medium/mild scale in 81% of cases occurring. Of course, 14% can cause severe pneumonia and 5% can be critical or even fatal. But it is still unclear how the rate of death. It could be lower than the current estimate.

5. Many people can heal

A lot of data shows an increase in the number of positive cases and the number of deaths, but most infected can heal. There are 13 times as many cases heal when compared to death, and this proportion increases.

6. Symptoms less noticeable for children

Only 3% of the cases occur in people under 20 years, and the mortality rate for those under 40 years old is 0.2%. The symptoms are less noticeable in children so it can be undetectable.

7. The virus can be wiped clean

The virus can be effectively shut off from surfaces using ethanol fluid (alcohol 62-71%), hydrogen peroxide (0.5% hydrogen peroxide) or sodium hypochlorite (0.1% bleach), within just a minute. Frequent hand washing with soap and water is also the most effective way to avoid transmission.

8. Science is in depth in the world

Today is the age of international science working together. In just a month, 164 articles can be accessed on PubMed for COVID-19 or SARS-Cov-2, as well as many articles that have not been reviewed.

They are preliminary studies on vaccines, treatment, epidemiology, genetic and phylogeneology, diagnosis, and clinical and other aspects.

These articles were written by about 700 authors and distributed throughout the world. It is cooperative science, free to share. In 2003 when the SARS epidemic, it took more than a year and a half to reach half the number of the article. In addition, most scientific journals have made free publications to be accessed for coronavirus topics.

9. There is already a prototype vaccine

Our ability to make a new vaccine is spectacular. There are already eight ongoing projects to look for the new coronavirus vaccine. There are groups working on vaccination projects for similar viruses.

A vaccine group from the University of Queensland in Australia, has announced that it has been working on a prototype using a technique called "molecular clamp", an amazing technology. This is just an example that can make future vaccine making faster. This vaccine prototype will soon be tested to humans.

10. An antivirus experiment is ongoing

Vaccines are useful to prevent. Nowadays, treating people who are already sick is important. There are more than 80 clinical trials that analyse coronavirus treatment. It is an antivirus that has been used for other infections, which have been approved and proven to be safe.

One of the anti virus that has been tested in humans is remdesivir, a wide-spectrum anti-virus that is still in research that has been tested against Ebola and SARS/MERS.

Another candidate is chloroquine, an anti-malaria that also has a great power against viruses. We know that chloroquine blocks viral infections by increasing endosome pH, which is required when viruses are fusion/joined by cells, thus blocking the entry path. This content has been shown to block coronavirus in vitro (outside living organisms) and has been used for patients with coronavirus pneumonia.

Other experiments are based on the use of oseltamivir (used against influenza viruses), interferon-1b (proteins with anti-viral functions), antiserum of people who have been cured or monoclonal antibodies to neutralize the virus.

New therapies have been proposed by involving obstructions such as Baricitinibine, which is chosen by artificial intelligence (AI).

The flu pandemic in 1918 led to a death of 25 million people in less than 25 weeks. Will we experience something similar? It doesn't seem; Our preparations have never been so good at combating a pandemic. The Conversation

Ignacio López-Goñi, Catedrático de Microbiología, Universidad de Navarra
Caution Hoaks about the Corona Virus, here are seven of them

Caution Hoaks about the Corona Virus, here are seven of them

Ministry of Communication and Informatics of the Republic of Indonesia revealed that to date, there are 57 hoaks of Wuhan Corona virus circulating in the community. It is certainly confusing society in filtering the correct information.

However, in addition to society, the effects of hoaks surrounding the corona virus also affect physicians. DR. Dr. Erlina Burhan, MSC, SP. P (K) is the one that complained about the many hoaks about corona viruses.

He recounts that the number of patients grew and a lot of the patient asked the truth about Corona Virus information because of the worry of being infected.

In this regard, Erlina explains seven hoaks about corona viruses that he often get from community questions:
Police Books Singer Kanika Kapoor, Who Tested Coronavirus Positive, For 'Negligence'

Police Books Singer Kanika Kapoor, Who Tested Coronavirus Positive, For 'Negligence'

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor who had attended several gatherings in Lucknow and tested positive for coronavirus has been booked for negligence and disobedience to the order issued by a public servant, an official said.

The FIR was registered against at Sarojini Nagar police station, said Police Commissioner Surjit Pandey.

"An FIR was lodged at the Sarojini Nagar police station under IPC Sections 269 (negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life), 270 (malignant act likely to spread infection of disease danger­ous to life), 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant)," he told PTI.

The FIR was lodged on the complaint of the Lucknow chief medical officer.    

Two more FIRs are likely to be filed against the singer at the Hazratganj and Gomtinagar police stations as she had visited at least three gatherings in the areas falling under their jurisdiction.
Researchers in Myanmar discover 6 new corona viruses on 3 bat species

Researchers in Myanmar discover 6 new corona viruses on 3 bat species

A study conducted by international researchers reported their findings about Corona viruses on bats.

Quoted from CNN Indonesia, the researchers found that there are six new corona viruses on three bat species roaming the three locations in Burma.

The research Program named PREDICT and funded by the Government of Myanmar identified an infectious disease that could potentially jump from animal to human.

The researchers started the PREDICT program since 2016 and gathered 464 saliva samples and bat dirt from 11 different bat species.

The samples were gathered from areas where humans interacted very close to the bats. The community has developed a bat-made fertilizer business and made the location a tourist attraction.

"Our findings show that there is a cave where people routinely look for bat dirt to be used as a fertilizer and this cave also serves as an ecotourism," wrote researchers from a scientific journal titled Detection of Novel Coronaviruses in Bats in Myanmar, reported Live Science.

Researchers then analyzed the genetic sequence of hundreds of samples and compared it to the virus genome Corona SARS-Cov-2.

Based on the study results, the new Corona virus is found in three bat species, namely Scotophilus heathii, Chaerephon plicatus, and Hipposideros larvatus. While the names of the new corona viruses according to the order of species are PREDICT-Cov-90, PREDICT-Cov-47 and 82, then PREDICT-Cov-92, 93, and 96.
World's Coronavirus epidemic havoc?

World's Coronavirus epidemic havoc?

The world is undergoing a Global pandemic coronavirus infection. The number of people dying from coronavirus is increasing daily, so far more than one lakh 60 thousand lives have been lost due to this coronavirus and 23 lakh 31 thousand people are infected. While more than five lakh 97 thousand people have been cured.

Coronavirus Cases in India

Coronavirus cases are increasing rapidly across the country. So far, more than 15 thousand cases have been reported in the country. The death toll from the coronavirus in the country has crossed 500. According to the Union Health Ministry, by 8 am on Sunday (April 19), the total number of coronavirus cases in the country has risen to 15,712.

Within the country, the death toll from the Coronavirus has reached 507. In India, 2230 patients have been cured of coronavirus. At present 12,974 patients are being treated in hospital across the country.

 World Health Organization warning due to coronavirus (Covid-19)

World Health Organization warning due to coronavirus (Covid-19)

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday warned that COVID-19 the first case reported in Wuhan, China last year, is 10 times more deadly than swine flu. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebresius said, 'Evidence from many countries is giving us clear information about how the virus behaves, how it can be prevented and how to treat it. We know that COVID-19 is spreading very quickly and we also know that it is 10 times more deadly than the 2009 pandemic. '


World Health Organization warning due to coronavirus (Covid-19)
World Health Organization warning due to coronavirus (Covid-19)

He also urged that control measures should be taken 'slow and with control'. Ghebresius said, 'It won't happen all at once. Control measures can only be adopted when the right public health measures are taken, including significant potential for contact tracing. '

The Director General of the WHO stressed that countries have to strike a balance between measures that are pointing to the mortality of COVID-19 and other diseases caused by extreme health systems, as well as socio-economic impacts We do.

Ghebresius said, 'The epidemic has spread everywhere, with its public health and socioeconomic effects deepening. Who are insecurely affecting vulnerable people. A large population has already experienced lack of access to regular, essential health services. '