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- About SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19
- How COVID-19 spreads
- What to do if you have been exposed
- How to stay healthy during and after the pandemic
- COVID-19 testing
- About the COVID-19 vaccine
- Types of COVID-19 vaccine
- Our progress to obtain the vaccine
- Social media updates from the World Health Organization (WHO)
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What is a "Coronavirus"
A coronavirus is a large group of viruses that consists of genetic material, envelope, and protein spikes that are used to bind to a host’s cell, and multiply.
What is COVID-19?
A newly infectious disease caused by a novel coronavirus that has never been discovered in humans. This disease causes severe acute respiratory syndrome which resulted in millions of death around the world as well as long-term health problems in those that have survived the disease.
Safety | social distance | sanitize
The virus is very contagious and can be transmitted through direct contact with respiratory droplets of an infected person.
Touching Infected Surfaces
Unsanitized or infected surfaces can increase the likelihood of infection
Close Personal Contact
Direct skin-to-skin contact increases likelihood of infection.
Coughing Or Sneezing
Coronavirus can spread if an infected person coughs or sneezes
About COVID-19 Vaccine
How the COVID-19 works and symptoms you may experience
What Does It Do?
What To Expect.
Your Next Step
COVID-19 testing | COVID-19 vaccination
Rapid-FIA | Nasal PCR | Rapid Antigen
Tips To Stay healthy during COVID-19
Several precautions to protect yourself and your loved ones from the novel coronavirus.
- Wash your hands as frequently as you can, especially beforeand after meals, OR after coughing or sneezing.
- Use hand sanitisers when you cannot use soap.
- Wear an N95 grade mask and social distance by maintaining 6 feet apart.
- If you feel symptoms of sickness, take a COVID-19 test to determine if you are positive or negative.
- Drink lots of water and stay well-rested.
- Be sure to cover your mouth when coughing or sneezing.
- Avoid touching your eyes, mouth, and nose.
Frequently Asked Questions
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), breaking down the term COVID-19, "CO" stands for corona, "VI" for virus, and "D" for disease. "-19" for the year it was discovered.
The COVID-19 vaccine is free of charge to all people living in the United States. It is important to note that COVID-19 vaccination providers cannot charge you for the vaccine.
There are currently three safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines approved by the FDA for public use. The first is Pfizer / BioNTech, the second is Moderna, and the third is Johnson & Johnson. Traditionally, most vaccines contain a weakened version of the virus, but Pfizer and Moderna use mRNA biotechnology to teach our cells how to recognize a virus.
COVID-19 vaccine receivers reported pain, redness, and swelling on the area where you got the shot. The following day, most receivers reported tiredness, headache, muscle pain, chills, fever, and nausea throughout the rest of their body. Symptoms may vary.
Individuals with mild cases will fully recover within one to two weeks. In some cases, those who are infected with COVID-19 may feel long-term effects that may damage the lungs, heart, and brain.
Currently, there is not enough evidence to know the duration of coronavirus immunity.
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