Scientists call this virus zoonotic as it is transmitted from animals to humans from a seafood market in Wuhan. It is most commonly spread from an infected person to others through the air by coughing and sneezing, by shaking hands with the infected person, and by touching the objects that have the virus on it.

World Health Organization warns about coronavirus, that it can spread globally. Numbers of cases are confirmed in different countries other than China including India, the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, France, United Kingdom, Thailand, South Korea, and Malaysia.

Most of the airlines have halted flights to China as it is originated from it. Russia decided to close its border with China. Most of the countries evacuated their citizens from Wuhan Almost 25000 to 30000 Pakistani citizens are stuck in China including a massive number of students in Wuhan city which is the home of the coronavirus.

Symptoms and Preventions

Runny nose, sore throat, headache, fever, cough, and feeling of being unwell are the symptoms of coronavirus. If you have a weakened immune system it can cause pneumonia and bronchitis.


There is a huge risk of coronavirus to be spread in Pakistan as Chinese have businesses over there they have to visit Pakistan, as well as Pakistani citizen, have to travel from China to Pak and vice versa for study purposes.

  • Keep your hands hygiene like washing hands with soap and water.
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with sick people.
  • Cover your mouth especially while sneezing or coughing.
  • Make sure meat or egg consumed is well cooked.
If you have flu try to be at home and if you have to go outside keep a distance from others. Visit your near health center for your evaluation.

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