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Stop Fantasizing! This is What actually happens at Coronavirus Isolation Centres.

A detailed explanation on how covid 19 patients are handled at Coronavirus isolation centres

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Stop Fantasizing! This is What happens at Coronavirus Isolation Centres?

A detailed explanation on how covid 19 patients are handled at Coronavirus isolation centres

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Have you ever stopped to wonder what actually happens at Coronavirus (Covid 19) isolation centres, the likes of Mbagathi Hospital, Kenyatta National Hospital and Nakuru General Hospital in Kenya for instance?

Did you know that up to date there is no vaccine against Covid 19 and antibiotics cannot battle the coronavirus?

Coronavirus patients show different symptoms including fever, difficulty in breathing (shortness of breath), coughing, sore throat, extreme fatigue among others.

This article offers an explanation on how doctors and nurses handle coronavirus patients at Covid 19 isolation centres

  1. A lot of fluids

Coronavirus patients are given a lot of fluids to reduce the risk of dehydration.

This is because any illness fever included can leave one dehydrated but reduce the patient’s urge to drink.

  1. Plenty of rest

Doctors recommend a lot of rest for coronavirus patients to enable the body fight of the covid 19 virus. Rest is crucial given that coronavirus patients find it difficult to sleep hence depriving the body enough energy to battle the virus.

  1. Eating soft or cool foods

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This is highly recommended for Coronavirus patients with a sore throat to avoid irritating the already affected area.

  1. Fever reduction through pain killers such as paracetamol

Drugs are usually administered to Coronavirus patients to reduce their fever.

Anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen are not however given to Coronavirus patients since they might dampen the patient’s body immune response to respiratory infections.

This explains why medics opt for painkillers such as Paracetamol to reduce fever in Coronavirus patients.

  1. Respirators in severe cases

Coronavirus patients experiencing severe breathing difficulties-shortness of breath may be supported using respirators.

  1. Administering promising treatment options

This includes the use of chloroquine, Ebola antiviral drug remdesivir and china’s anti-viral drug favilavir which has been on a clinical trial involving 70 patients In Shenzen, Guangdong Province.

The good news is that eventually the symptoms of coronavirus disappear on their own after some time. If you are experiencing signs worse than those of a common cold, feel free to contact the coronavirus emergency response call centre by simply dialing 719.




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